Birth weight, neonatal morbidities, and school age outcomes in full-term and preterm infants.

Abstract

In this prospective longitudinal study, birth weight and neonatal morbidities were evaluated relative to a broad range of school age outcomes. Fully 188 infants, 151 who were preterm, were recruited at birth, stratified by birth weight and socioeconomic status, and were followed until age 8 with a 97% retention rate. A gradient relationship was found among… (More)

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@article{McGrath2002BirthWN, title={Birth weight, neonatal morbidities, and school age outcomes in full-term and preterm infants.}, author={Margaret M. McGrath and Mary Sullivan}, journal={Issues in comprehensive pediatric nursing}, year={2002}, volume={25 4}, pages={231-54} }