Perinatal outcome of macrosomic births in Port Harcourt.

  title={Perinatal outcome of macrosomic births in Port Harcourt.},
  author={J. D. Ojule and Preye O Fiebai and C Okongwu},
  journal={Nigerian journal of medicine : journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria},
  volume={19 4},
BACKGROUND Macrosomic babies are at increased risk of adverse perinatal outcome and therefore constitute a high risk group of neonates and the incidence appears to be rising. The objective was to determine the incidence of fetal macrosomia, and the perinatal outcome of macrosomic babies, compare with matched term, appropriate weight neonates in the booked antenatal population of the UPTH. METHODS It was a one year prospective study of the perinatal outcome of singleton babies whose birth… CONTINUE READING