Document Detail


Maternal nutrition and low birth weight.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12630147     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The UK has the same incidence of low birth weight babies as Romania--7% of all births. The incidence is higher in deprived areas. In Hackney, east London, 10% of babies are below 2.5 kg at birth. Infant mortality is higher in smaller babies and they are more likely to be sickly infants, have congenital abnormalities or under-achieve at school.
Authors:
Wendy Doyle
Related Documents :
17516897 - The urban-remote divide for indigenous perinatal outcomes.
9425417 - Are we screening too many babies for retinopathy of prematurity?
805237 - Abo blood groups and human sex ratio at birth.
629307 - Intrapartum fetal asphyxia: a preliminary report in regard to long-term morbidity.
18492847 - Fecal secretory immunoglobulin a is increased in healthy infants who receive a formula ...
1403397 - Effectiveness of dexamethasone in preventing extubation failure in preterm infants at i...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of family health care     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1474-9114     ISO Abbreviation:  J Fam Health Care     Publication Date:  2002  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-03-12     Completed Date:  2003-04-10     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101142028     Medline TA:  J Fam Health Care     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
London Metropolitan University, London.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Attitude to Health
Feeding Behavior / psychology*
Female
Great Britain / epidemiology
Humans
Incidence
Infant, Low Birth Weight*
Infant, Newborn
Life Style
Maternal Nutritional Physiological Phenomena*
Mothers / education*,  statistics & numerical data
Pregnancy

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Adoption--3: The adopted child at school.
Next Document:  Long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid levels in chronic illness.