Distortions in Fetal Growth Standards

@article{Naeye1978DistortionsIF,
  title={Distortions in Fetal Growth Standards},
  author={Richard L. Naeye and J B Dixon},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
  year={1978},
  volume={12},
  pages={987-991}
}
Summary: The study analyzed several errors incorporated in widely used fetal growth standards. Such standards contain measurements from many infants who died as neonates. The present study found many of these nonsurvivors to be growth retarded so new standards were developed which contain only measurements from survivors. The study also found that weights and other body measurements of prematurely born neonates cluster at intervals consistent with maternal vaginal bleeding at monthly intervals… CONTINUE READING

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