Latest birth weight Stories

Estimating Baby’s Size Gets More Accurate
2014-04-29 03:05:20

New Michigan State University research aims to help doctors estimate the size of newborns with a new set of birth weight measurements based on birth records from across the country.

2014-04-23 09:47:27

Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch and the Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network have identified a link between stillbirth and either restricted or excessive fetal growth.

2014-04-23 09:28:47

When several factors are accounted for, stillbirth may be associated with both severely restricted and excessive fetal growth.

2013-12-12 12:20:06

One of the first studies to use recently released data from the UK Biobank has provided the strongest evidence yet for a link between fathers' diabetes and low birth weight.

Pregnancy Weight Gain Linked To Childhood Obesity
2013-10-02 10:32:19

According to a new Arkansas-based study, a woman’s weight gain during pregnancy has a direct impact on her child’s risk of obesity through age 12.

Teenage Pregnancy May Result In Obesity Later In Life
2013-04-20 05:56:40

Contrary to a popularly held theory claiming younger mothers have an easier time regaining and maintaining their pre-birth figure, new research reports teenage pregnancy actually increases the likelihood a woman will become overweight or obese later on in life.

2013-04-04 23:00:46

Beyond Baby is the latest post pregnancy weight loss guide created by Kate, who claims to help moms lose weight after pregnancy quickly and naturally.

2013-02-27 10:46:50

Low birth weights are more prevalent among Brazilians with African ancestry and may be attributed to less use of prenatal care facilities and where those ethnic groups live.

Caffeine During Pregnancy Lowers Baby Birth Weight
2013-02-20 09:26:50

According to a new study published in BMC Medicine, laying off caffeine is one more thing you could do during pregnancy to ensure that your baby doesn't have a low birth weight.

2013-02-11 15:17:44

In a study to be presented on February 16 between 8 a.m., and 10 a.m. PST, at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting ™, in San Francisco, researchers will report findings that suggest women whose babies are small-for-gestational-age (SGA) in their first pregnancy have a strongly increased risk for SGA in a second pregnancy.

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