Latest Large for gestational age Stories

2010-02-23 09:59:04

Women who gain excessive weight during pregnancy, especially in the first trimester, may increase their risk of developing diabetes later in their pregnancy.

2009-06-11 08:24:04

If you are pregnant and your mate complains your frequent snoring is rattling the bedroom windows, you may have bigger problems than an annoyed, sleep-deprived partner.

2008-10-31 13:40:00

US researchers said on Friday that women who gain more than 40 pounds during pregnancy have almost twice the risk of delivering a heavy baby as those who gain less.

2008-08-26 18:30:00

A new report suggests that children born by Caesarean section have a 20% higher risk of developing type 1 diabetes than those born naturally.

2006-01-03 15:17:36

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women with diabetes tend to have abnormally large babies, but it seems that active fetuses manage to stay a relatively normal size, new research suggests.

2005-06-13 15:57:09

A major international study coordinated from Adelaide, South Australia has shown that treating pregnant women who develop mild gestational (pregnancy-related) diabetes helps their babies and improves the mother's health-related quality of life without increasing the risk of caesarean section.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.