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*  Unequal at Birth: A Long-Term Comparison of Income and Birth Weight
... of birth weights, but suffered higher fetal and neonatal death rates because obstetrical and' medical knowledge was poorer. In ... the mother's nutritional status during her growing years accounted for most of the socioeconomic differences in birth weight in ... I demonstrate that although socioeconomic differences in birth weight have always been' fairly small in the United States, they ... "Unequal at Birth: A Long-Term Comparison of Income and Birth Weight," NBER Working Papers 6313, National Bureau of Economic ...
  https://ideas.repec.org/a/cup/jechis/v58y1998i04p987-1009_02.html
*  Adjustment of birth weight for weighing age and relationship of standardized birth weight with early mortality in N'Dama calves...
Adjustment of birth weight for weighing age and relationship of standardized birth weight with early mortality in N'Dama calves ... Presents results of a study carried out in The Gambia on birth-weight data recorded between 1986 and 1991 on 3453 N'Dama calves ... Least-squares analysis of the fixed effects of site, year and season of birth, parity of dam, sex, age in days at which birth ... production systems to identify major factors influencing this trait and to quantify the relationship between birth weight and ...
  https://dspacetest.cgiar.org/handle/10568/28255
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There are several reasons why the low birth weight of twins may not have the same significance as intrauterine growth ... being small at birth, would tend to have higher rather than lower blood pressure in later life. As twins have different ...
  http://www.bmj.com/content/319/7208/517
*  Birth weights are normally distributed with a mea... - OpenStudy
Birth weights are normally distributed with a mean of 3419 g and a standard deviation of 494 g. If a hospital plans to set up ... Birth weights are normally distributed with a mean of 3419 g and a standard deviation of 494 g. If a hospital plans to set up ... Birth weights are normally distributed with a mean of 3419 g and a standard deviation of 494 g. If a hospital plans to set up ... special attention to the lightest 2% of babies, what weight is used for the cut-off separating the lightest 2% from the others? ...
  http://openstudy.com/updates/4f6f753be4b0772daa0918de
*  THE EFFECTS OF EXERCISE ON BIRTH WEIGHT: A META-ANALYSIS
It reports that excess birth weight puts mother and baby at risk for birth trauma which can be prevented by regular exercise. ... positive relationship existed between birth weight and the pre-pregnancy weight of the pregnant mothers (R =.75, p=.04). The ... A better birth weight. // Fit Pregnancy;Apr/May2011, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p28 The article focuses on study published in the " ... Difference in birth weights of babies born to women who exercise and those born to women who did not exercise; Exercise ...
  http://connection.ebscohost.com/c/articles/8756085/effects-exercise-birth-weight-meta-analysis
*  Birth Weight and the Dynamics of Early Cognitive and Behavioural Development
... this estimator allows us to bound the effects of birth weight. The results show that birth weight has significant but very ... In order to deal with the endogeneity of birth weight we use an estimator based on the eliminant method. When coupled with ... These findings call into question the effectiveness of birth weight as a policy target. ... We also find that birth weight affects age 5 outcomes only through previous achievements, and that the overall impact fades out ...
  https://ideas.repec.org/p/iza/izadps/dp4270.html
*  Children who were exposed to antenatal corticosteroids and had birth weights ⩽1500 g did not have adverse growth, cognitive, or...
... and birth weight). The groups did not differ for weight; head circumference; visual memory; visual motor, memory, and ... Antenatal corticosteroids and outcome at 14 years of age in children with birth weight less than 1501 grams.Pediatrics2000 Jul; ... Additionally, Doyle et al examine these outcomes in infants who were less mature and had lower birth weights than those in ... Children who were exposed to antenatal corticosteroids and had birth weights ⩽1500 g did not have adverse growth, cognitive, or ...
  http://ebn.bmj.com/content/4/2/56
*  Maternal KIR in Combination with Paternal HLA-C2 Regulate Human Birth Weight | The Journal of Immunology
... birth weight was ,5th centile and there were no complications such as pre-eclampsia to test for effect of KIR on birth weight ( ... Birth weight also correlates with gestational age, but the effect of KIR2DS1 on birth weight is independent of both fetal sex ... birth weight ≤5th centile and pre-eclampsia) and low KIR AA, high KIR2DS1 frequency in high birth weight pregnancies ( ... 250 g in birth weight represents a substantial effect, approaching 10% of the average birth weight and twice the difference ...
  http://www.jimmunol.org/content/192/11/5069.long
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... birth weights to that of the index child's IBW. Finally, we assessed whether birth weight of either adults or children was ... The aims of this analysis were to examine whether adults' birth weights were associated with measures of own health status or ... At baseline, a sub-group of 920 adults had reported own birth weight (RBW). Results showed male adults' RBW were significantly ... Predictors of adults' body mass index and the association with index child's infant birth weight, in the Lifeways Cross- ...
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*  Is body size at birth related to circadian salivary cortisol levels in adulthood? : Results from a longitudinal cohort study
RESULTS: Across the normal spectrum, size at birth (birth weight and ponderal index) was positively related to total (area ... has been proposed as a possible mechanism by which birth weight influence later health status. However, the fetal origin of the ... These results are contradictory to previously reported negative associations between birth weight and adult cortisol levels, ... and thus tentatively question the assumption that only low birth weight predicts future physiological dysregulations. ...
  http://su.diva-portal.org/smash/record.jsf?pid=diva2:344181
*  Fetal and infant markers of adult heart diseases | Heart
... and birth year were controlled for, subjects with birth weight , 2500 g had a higher rate than those with weights of 2500-4499 ... and were thinner at birth (adjusted for body mass index). They also had a higher ratio of placental weight to birth weight. The ... in men whose birth weight was , 3250 g compared with men with birth weight 3250 g or more (5%). There was a stronger ... 1991) Birth weight, current body weight, and blood pressure in late adolescence. BMJ 302:1235-1237, This study involved 32,580 ...
  http://heart.bmj.com/content/84/2/219
*  Updated birth weight centiles for England and Wales | ADC Fetal & Neonatal Edition
An implausible birth weight was defined as being greater than 5 SD from the median birth weight for their gestational age and ... Babies were excluded if sex or birth weight was not recorded or undefined, or if the birth weight was considered implausible. ... At the other extreme of the birth weight distribution, the fact that the UK-WHO estimates generated lower birth weights than ... Historically, all stillbirths were removed from birth weight analysis leading to an overestimation of birth weight, ...
  http://fn.bmj.com/content/early/2017/12/07/archdischild-2017-313452
*  Metabolic Effects of Birth Weight on Overweight and Obese Chinese Adults and Their Responses to Weight Loss - Full Text View -...
Weight Loss. Birth Weight. Body Weight. Signs and Symptoms. Body Weight Changes. ... Metabolic Effects of Birth Weight on Overweight and Obese Chinese Adults and Their Responses to Weight Loss (SAMS-2). The ... Recent changes in weight of ,5% over the past 6 months. *Attempts to lose weight (weight not stable, exercises still changing ... To Investigate the Metabolic Effects of Birth Weight on Overweight and Obese Chinese Adults and Their Responses to Weight Loss ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT01080378
*  Prenatal care and birthweight production: evidence from South America
The results highlight both the usefulness of existing methodologies for estimating the effect of prenatal care on birthweight ... finding a positive effect of increased prenatal care use on birthweight. Furthermore, the largest marginal effect of increased ... Research using US data has shown that increases in prenatal care have positive effects on birthweight and that the existence of ... "Quantile effects of prenatal care utilization on birth weight in Argentina," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 18 ...
  https://ideas.repec.org/a/taf/applec/v39y2007i4p415-426.html
*  Birth weight - Wikipedia
Birth weight is the body weight of a baby at its birth. The average birth weight in babies of European heritage is 3.5 ... Original citation: "Birthweight: Infant's weight recorded at the time of birth" "New birth weight curves tailored to baby's ... A low birth weight can be caused either by a preterm birth (low gestational age at birth) or of the infant being small for ... Low birth weight is associated with neonatal infection. There are basically two distinct determinants for birth weight: The ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birth_weight
*  Birth Weight and Maternal Smoking | The BMJ
Birth Weight and Maternal Smoking. Br Med J 1959; 2 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.5159.1097-d (Published 21 November 1959) ...
  http://www.bmj.com/content/2/5159/1097.5
*  Low Birth Weight - Wikipedia
Low Birth Weight at AllMusic "Low Birth Weight". NME. 2 May 1999. Retrieved 29 January 2013. ... Low Birth Weight is the third album by Piano Magic, released in 1999 on the Rocket Girl label. The cover image is a portion of ...
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*  Low birth weight
Learn about the causes and risk factors for having a low birth weight baby. ... A baby is considered as having a low birth weight if he or she weighs less than 2,500g (2.5kg) when born. ... Babies are classed as being very low birth weight (VLBW) if they weigh less than 1,500g at birth and extremely low birth weight ... What causes low birth weight?. Factors which may cause a baby to have a low birth weight include the mother being a smoker and ...
  https://www.webmd.boots.com/children/baby/guide/low-birth-weight
*  Low birth-weight paradox - Wikipedia
Low birth-weight children born to smoking mothers have a lower infant mortality rate than the low birth weight children of non- ... The low birth-weight paradox is an apparently paradoxical observation relating to the birth weights and mortality rate of ... In short, smoking is harmful in that it contributes to low birth weight which has higher mortality than normal birth weight, ... have been classified as having low birth weight. In a given population, low birth weight babies have a significantly higher ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Low_birth-weight_paradox
*  Daily pregnancy iron link to higher birth weight
A study has found that up to 66mg of daily iron supplements during pregnancy reduces the risk of giving birth to an underweight ... weight at birth rose by 15g and their risk of low birth weight fell by three per cent.. Publishing their findings in the ... Babies whose mothers took iron supplements every day while pregnant are more likely to have a good birth weight, new research ... may be used as a preventive strategy to improve maternal haematological status and birth weight'.. They added that future ...
  https://www.netdoctor.co.uk/healthy-living/news/a24023/daily-pregnancy-iron-link-to-higher-birth-weight/
*  Letter: Familial trends in low birth weight. | The BMJ
Letter: Familial trends in low birth weight. Br Med J 1974; 4 :163 ... Letter: Familial trends in low birth weight.. Br Med J 1974; 4 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.4.5937.163-a (Published 19 ...
  http://www.bmj.com/content/4/5937/163.2
*  Medical Xpress - birth weight
Birth mass. Birth mass is the mass of a baby at its birth. It has direct links with the gestational age at which the child was ... Related topics: low birth weight · gestational age · women · pregnancy · pregnant women Sorry, no news articles match your ... The incidence of birth mass being outside of the AGA is influenced by the parents in numerous ways, including:. There have been ... numerous studies that have attempted, with varying degrees of success, to show links between birth mass and later-life ...
  https://medicalxpress.com/tags/birth+weight/sort/liverank/1d/
*  Nearby Violence During Pregnancy Tied to Lower Birth Weight
Pregnant women who are exposed to neighborhood violence during their first trimester have a greater risk of having a low birth ... Nearby Violence During Pregnancy Tied to Lower Birth Weight. Nearby Violence During Pregnancy Tied to Lower Birth Weight. By ... One extra homicide leads to an increase in the probability of low birth weight by 0.6 percentage points, an 8% increase ... The findings show that birth weight drops significantly among newborns whose mothers had been exposed to a homicide during ...
  https://psychcentral.com/news/2016/04/19/exposure-to-local-violence-during-pregnancy-linked-to-lower-birth-weight/101979.html
*  NIH Guide: LOW BIRTH WEIGHT IN MINORITY POPULATIONS
As the low birth weight rate increases, these costs increase as well. The exact causes of LBW are not known. Although not the ... LOW BIRTH WEIGHT IN MINORITY POPULATIONS Release Date: January 22, 1999 PA NUMBER: PA-99-045 P.T. National Institute of Nursing ... Very low birth weight outcomes of the NICHD Neonatal Research Network, May 1991-December, 1992. Amer J Obstet Gynecol 1995; 173 ... Over the past decade, the rate of low birth weight births (LBW) (less than 2500 grams) has slowly increased to 7.6%, the ...
  https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-99-045.html
*  Random Ramblings and Deep Thoughts: Rain Gutter Regatta
HypnoBabies - how to have a more comfortable, sometimes even pain-free, birth - without drugs! ... MyFitnessPal - Free Weight Loss Tools. *BMJ Study on Home Birth Safety. *DONA International - about doulas, and how they can ...
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