Are our babies becoming bigger?

@article{Alberman1991AreOB,
  title={Are our babies becoming bigger?},
  author={Eva D. Alberman},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine},
  year={1991},
  volume={84 5},
  pages={
          257-60
        }
}
I have tried to show, using a contemporary international data set, the overall consistency in shape of curves of national birthweight distributions which reflect the biological and social characteristics of the population from which they are derived, and the effects of changes in these characteristics. For several countries, including the United States and England and Wales, the trends in recent years have been such as to shift the main distribution upwards, so that the median weight has… CONTINUE READING
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