Maternal risk factors and their influence on fetal anthropometric measurements.

  title={Maternal risk factors and their influence on fetal anthropometric measurements.},
  author={Robert L Goldenberg and Russell O. Davis and Suzanne P. Cliver and Gary R. Cutter and Howard J Hoffman and Mary B. Dubard and Rachel L. Copper},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={168 4},
  pages={1197-203; discussion 1203-5}
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to determine if and when maternal risk factors and fetal sex have an impact on specific fetal anthropometric measurements assessed by ultrasonography. STUDY DESIGN Serial ultrasonographic examinations were performed on 1205 fetuses of indigent multiparous women who ultimately gave birth at term. Femur length, abdominal circumference, and head circumference measurements were obtained at mean gestational ages of 18, 25, 31, and 36 weeks, and an estimated fetal weight… CONTINUE READING


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