The below average test results may lead to more school difficulties and behavioural problems to a larger extent than for children born with normal birth weight
of calves were similar among all four seasons (Table 5) suggesting that season of birth was unrelated to birth weight
Therefore, the present study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of low birth weight
in newborns in a primary health centre of Cachar, Assam.
The authors note that previous studies have suggested that heat exposure could affect birth weight
by increasing oxidative stress--toxic byproducts formed when oxygen interacts with cells and tissues--and by increasing inflammation.
The Ram-wise results for birth weight
and yearling body of Bibrik sheep showed non-significant difference among the offspring of Ram's.
95%) were normal birth weight
babies (NBW) while number of low birth weight
(LBW) babies was 161 (10.
Keywords: risk factors, birth weight
, Low Birth Weight
This suggested "potential areas of intervention to promote a healthy birth weight
," said Dr Coen.
Prof Kotecha said: "We know low birth weight
is associated with increased mortality rates in infancy.
5% of babies born in Wales suffering from a low birth weight
it, is clear that something must be done to reduce this number.
2] over the course of pregnancy was associated with an average 48-g reduction in birth weight
across both cohorts.
Keywords: Low birth weight
infant, Nutritional assessment, Makkah region.