Early growth retardation in diabetic pregnancy.

  title={Early growth retardation in diabetic pregnancy.},
  author={Jan Fog Pedersen and L M M\olsted-Pedersen},
  journal={British medical journal},
  volume={1 6155},
Thirty-five insulin-dependent diabetic women with reliable menstrual histories were examined by ultrasonic scanning in the 7th-14th weeks of pregnancy. Judged from crown-to-rump length the fetuses were on average 5.4 days smaller than those in a local normal series. Ten of the fetuses were nine days or more smaller than normal and had a lower mean birth weight than the others, though the mean gestational age was similar. Maternal diabetes was not more severe in this group, but only two of the… CONTINUE READING