Obstetric and neonatal outcome of babies weighing more than 4.5 kg: an analysis by parity.

@article{Mocanu2000ObstetricAN,
  title={Obstetric and neonatal outcome of babies weighing more than 4.5 kg: an analysis by parity.},
  author={Edgar V. Mocanu and Richard A Greene and Bridgette M. Byrne and Michael J. Turner},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  year={2000},
  volume={92 2},
  pages={
          229-33
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To analyse by parity the obstetric and neonatal outcome of babies delivered weighing more than 4.5 kg. METHODS All deliveries resulting in a baby weighing more than 4.5 kg, in the 5 years from 1991 to 1995, were identified using a computerised database. The following variables confined to singleton, cephalic pregnancies were recorded: mode of delivery, duration of labour, incidence of shoulder dystocia and admission to the neonatal centre. Outcome measures in primigravidae and… CONTINUE READING
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