Physical and developmental status of preschool small-for-gestational-age children: a comparative study.

@article{Pryor1992PhysicalAD,
  title={Physical and developmental status of preschool small-for-gestational-age children: a comparative study.},
  author={Jan E Pryor},
  journal={Journal of paediatrics and child health},
  year={1992},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={162-7}
}
  • Jan E Pryor
  • Published 1992 in Journal of paediatrics and child health
This study aimed to assess the current developmental and physical status of preschool children identified from hospital records as being small-for-gestational-age (SGA) at birth. Sixty-seven children were compared with a matched group of appropriately grown (AGA) children. Mothers of SGA children were more likely to have smoked during pregnancy, to have suffered pre-eclamptic toxaemia (PET), and to have had shorter labours than the AGA group. They were less likely to have breast-fed their… CONTINUE READING