Practice Bulletin No. 173: Fetal Macrosomia.

  • Published 2016 in Obstetrics and gynecology


Suspected fetal macrosomia is encountered commonly in obstetric practice. As birth weight increases, the likelihood of labor abnormalities, shoulder dystocia, birth trauma, and permanent injury to the neonate increases. The purpose of this document is to quantify those risks, address the accuracy and limitations of methods for estimating fetal weight, and… (More)


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@article{2016PracticeBN, title={Practice Bulletin No. 173: Fetal Macrosomia.}, author={}, journal={Obstetrics and gynecology}, year={2016}, volume={128 5}, pages={e195-e209} }