Fetal macrosomia--an obstetrician's nightmare?

OBJECTIVES Fetal macrosomia is defined as a fetus that is of large size for gestational age, i.e. equal to or greater than the 90th percentile of weight. There is some evidence of increased perinatal mortality and morbidity rates in cases of macrosomia. DESIGN This is a retrospective study of patients with term pregnancy. We analyzed the deliveries of 508… CONTINUE READING