A prospective study on some factors which influence the delivery of large babies.
Data on a total of 492 randomly selected women who delivered at term (37-41 weeks) singleton babies in the facilities are analysed.
These mothers had been followed up regularly from the booking clinic till delivery of their babies.
There were 51 (10.4%) large babies with birth weight >=3800 g. Of these, 30 were males and 21 were females.
The mean weight of the males, 4005+-0.188 g, was significantly higher than that for females, 3978+-0.197 g. were was a significantly increased risk of Caesarean section in the large babies compared with the controls with birth weight <3800 g born in the same period.
There was a maternal death during the delivery of one of the large babies by Caesarean section.
Mots-clés Pascal : Accouchement, Macrosomie, Nouveau né, Homme, Facteur risque, Accouchement pathologie, Femelle, Technique obstétricale, Randomisation, Prise poids, Gestation, Variation saisonnière, Taille corporelle, Poids corporel, Education sanitaire, Nigéria, Afrique, Enquête socioéconomique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Delivery, Macrosomia, Newborn, Human, Risk factor, Delivery disorders, Female, Obstetrical technique, Randomization, Weight gain, Pregnancy, Seasonal variation, Body size, Body weight, Health education, Nigeria, Africa, Socioeconomical inquiry
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Cote : 94-0158166
Code Inist : 002B20G01. Création : 199406.