Low birth weight, intrauterine growth retardation, and preterm delivery.

@article{Goldenberg1985LowBW,
  title={Low birth weight, intrauterine growth retardation, and preterm delivery.},
  author={Robert L Goldenberg and Kathleen G. Nelson and Juhani Koski and Gary R. Cutter},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1985},
  volume={152 8},
  pages={980-4}
}
The relationship between low birth weight, intrauterine growth retardation, and preterm delivery in infants born at a perinatal center is described. Between 20% and 30% of infants born weighing 500 to 2000 gm and nearly 50% of infants born weighing 2001 to 2750 gm had intrauterine growth retardation. For infants within the same low-birth weight group, infants with intrauterine growth retardation had one half to one sixth of the neonatal mortality rate of non-growth-retarded infants. However… CONTINUE READING

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