New population-based references for birth weight, length, and head circumference in singletons and twins from 23 to 43 gestation weeks.

@article{Sankilampi2013NewPR,
  title={New population-based references for birth weight, length, and head circumference in singletons and twins from 23 to 43 gestation weeks.},
  author={Ulla Sankilampi and Marja-Leena Hannila and Antti J. Saari and Mika Gissler and Leo Dunkel},
  journal={Annals of medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={45 5-6},
  pages={446-54}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Birth size curves are needed for clinical and epidemiological purposes. We constructed birth weight (BW), length (BL), and head circumference (BHC) references, assessed effects of twinness and parity, and defined cut-off points for small, appropriate, and large for gestational age. MATERIALS AND METHODS Birth register data of all 753,036 infants born in 1996-2008 in Finland were cleaned to create references reflecting optimal intrauterine growth. The final data… CONTINUE READING
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