Macrosomia, top of the iceberg: The charm of underlying factors

  title={Macrosomia, top of the iceberg: The charm of underlying factors},
  author={Mustafa Metin Donma},
  journal={Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society},
  volume={53 1},
BACKGROUND Macrosomia is associated with childhood obesity. Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a risk factor for macrosomia. The aim of this large-scale investigation was to determine the incidence, risk factors, characteristic features, and perinatal outcome of macrosomic infants. METHODS This prospective study was carried out on 6385 newborns. Demographic data included maternal age, paternal age, type of delivery, sex, parity and gestational age at delivery. Anthropometric measurements… CONTINUE READING
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