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Birth Weight

Known as: babies birth weight, birthweight, infant birthweight 
The mass or quantity of heaviness of an individual at BIRTH. It is expressed by units of pounds or kilograms.
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Review
2010
Review
2010
CONTEXT Maternal depressive symptoms during pregnancy have been reported in some, but not all, studies to be associated with an… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
In the accompanying comment letter (1), Weinert summarizes published data from the Brazilian Gestational Diabetes Study (2) and… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Objective. Childhood obesity has contributed to an increased incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome (MS… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The proportion of child deaths that occurs in the neonatal period (38% in 2000) is increasing, and the Millennium Development… Expand
Review
2003
Review
2003
OBJECTIVE Obesity increases risk of many adverse outcomes, but its early origins are obscure. Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Existing fetal growth references all suffer from 1 or more major methodologic problems, including errors in reported… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Abstract Objective: To examine the association between birth weight and non-fatal adult cardiovascular disease while controlling… Expand
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Low birth weight has been associated with several chronic diseases in adults, including hypertension, diabetes… Expand
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Low birth weight has been associated with an increased risk of hypertension, and high birth weight has been associated… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
OBJECTIVE--To examine whether birth weight, infant weight, and childhood respiratory infection are associated with adult lung… Expand