On the variability in preterm birth rate, birth weight, and somatic classification among neonates of mothers with the same body mass index.

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BACKGROUND Maternal height and weight are important determinants of perinatal outcomes.Height and weight can be combined in the measure of body mass index (BMI). We aimed to investigate the utility of maternal BMI as a predictor of perinatal outcomes. MATERIALS AND METHODS Based on data collected between 1995 and 2000 as part of the German perinatal… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1285847

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