Growth in 10- to 12-year-old children born at 23 to 25 weeks' gestation in the 1990s: a Swedish national prospective follow-up study.

@article{Farooqi2006GrowthI1,
  title={Growth in 10- to 12-year-old children born at 23 to 25 weeks' gestation in the 1990s: a Swedish national prospective follow-up study.},
  author={Aijaz Farooqi and Bruno Lars H{\"a}ggl{\"o}f and Gunnar Sedin and Leif Gothefors and Fredrik Serenius},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={118 5},
  pages={e1452-65}
}
BACKGROUND Knowledge of long-term growth of extremely preterm infants in relation to gestational age is incomplete, and there are concerns regarding their poor growth in early childhood. As part of a longitudinal study of a national cohort of infants born at <26 weeks' gestation (extremely immature), growth development from birth to the age of 11 years was examined, and correlates of growth attainment were analyzed. METHODS Two hundred forty-seven extremely immature children were born alive… CONTINUE READING