• babies
  • In the end,[clarification needed] the average birth weight of these suspected "big babies" was only 7 pounds 13 ounces (3,500 g). (wikipedia.org)
  • Prenatal nutrition has a strong influence on birth weight and further development of the infant.There was a study at the National Institution of Health were they found out that babies born from an obese mother, have a higher probability to fail tests of fine motor skills which is the movement of small muscles such as the hands and fingers. (wikipedia.org)
  • By the same token, if the fetus growing in the womb of a healthy mother is exposed to prolonged famine after birth, the infant would be less adaptive to the harsh environment than low-birth-weight babies. (wikipedia.org)
  • LGA babies have birthweights greater than the 90th percentile for their gestational age, meaning that they weigh more than 90 percent of all babies of the same gestational age. (nyhq.org)
  • Babies are weighed within the first few hours after birth. (nyhq.org)
  • respectively
  • The researchers found that obesity, defined as body mass index (BMI) ≥33.0 kg/m², and GDM were diagnosed in 13.7 and 16.1 percent of participants, respectively, with an odds ratio (OR) of 2.19 for birth weight greater than 90th percentile for GDM alone, compared with obesity alone (OR, 1.73) and GDM and obesity combined (OR, 3.62). (medicalxpress.com)
  • complications
  • Research has consistently shown that, as far as birth complications are concerned, the care provider's perception that a baby is big is more harmful than an actual big baby by itself. (wikipedia.org)
  • baby
  • Some experts consider a baby to be big when it weighs more than 8 pounds 13 ounces (4,000 g) at birth, and others say a baby is big if it weighs more than 9 pounds 15 ounces (4,500 g). (wikipedia.org)
  • Consequently, the baby adapts by changing its body size and metabolism to prepare for harsh conditions of food shortages after birth. (wikipedia.org)
  • The average baby weighs about 7 pounds at birth. (nyhq.org)
  • After delivery, a LGA baby will be carefully examined for any birth injuries. (nyhq.org)
  • abnormal
  • Perlman syndrome is an uncommon genetic disorder grouped with overgrowth syndrome in which an abnormal increase is often noted at birth in the size of the body or a body part of the infant. (wikipedia.org)
  • high
  • The remaining 5-10% of cases are categorized as secondary high blood pressure, defined as high blood pressure due to an identifiable cause, such as chronic kidney disease, narrowing of the kidney arteries, an endocrine disorder, or the use of birth control pills. (wikipedia.org)