Large for Gestational Age Infants and Adverse Outcomes among Uncomplicated Pregnancies at Term

@article{MendezFigueroa2017LargeFG,
  title={Large for Gestational Age Infants and Adverse Outcomes among Uncomplicated Pregnancies at Term},
  author={H. Mendez‐Figueroa and V. Truong and C. Pedroza and S. Chauhan},
  journal={American Journal of Perinatology},
  year={2017},
  volume={34},
  pages={655–662}
}
  • H. Mendez‐Figueroa, V. Truong, +1 author S. Chauhan
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • American Journal of Perinatology
  • Background While traumatic delivery with large for gestational age (LGA; birth weight above 90%) is acknowledged, there is paucity of data regarding other morbidity and mortality associated with LGA. Our hypothesis was that compared with appropriate for gestational age (AGA), LGA have a significantly higher rate of composite neonatal morbidity (CNM). Objective Our objective was to compare the CNM among uncomplicated LGA versus AGA at term (37 weeks or more) among all available Maternal‐Fetal… CONTINUE READING

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