Low birth weight and macrosomia in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia: who are the mothers at risk?

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BACKGROUND Infant birth weight, which is classified into low birth weight, normal birth weight and macrosomia, is associated with short and long-term health consequences, such as neonatal mortality and chronic disease in life. Macrosomia and low birth weight are double burden problems in developing counties, such as Ethiopia, but the paucity of evidence has… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12887-017-0901-1

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@inproceedings{Mengesha2017LowBW, title={Low birth weight and macrosomia in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia: who are the mothers at risk?}, author={Hayelom Gebrekirstos Mengesha and Alem Desta Wuneh and Berhe Weldearegawi and Divya L. Selvakumar}, booktitle={BMC pediatrics}, year={2017} }