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Small for Gestational Age

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(SGA)

 

Risk Factors

Parents with small stature increase the risk of SGA.
Maternal factors that can affect a baby’s growth during pregnancy include:
Other factors that can affect baby’s growth include:
 

RESOURCES

American Academy of Pediatrics
http://www.healthychildren.org

American Pregnancy Association
http://americanpregnancy.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Canadian Paediatric Society
http://www.cps.ca

Health Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca

 

References


Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR). EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated September 25, 2013. Accessed October 24, 2013.


Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR); Small for gestational age (SGA). American Pregnancy Association website. Available at: http://americanpregnancy.org/pregnancycomplications/iugr.htm. Updated January 2007. Accessed October 24, 2013.


Small for gestational age. Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital website. Available at: http://www.lpch.org/DiseaseHealthInfo/HealthLibrary/hrnewborn/sga.html. Accessed October 24, 2013.


Small for gestational age babies. Patient UK website. Available at: http://www.patient.co.uk/doctor/small-for-gestational-age-babies. Updated May 28, 2013. Accessed October 24, 2013.


Small for gestational age introduction. The MAGIC Foundation website. Available at: http://www.magicfoundation.org/www/docs/111. Accessed October 24, 2013.


11/19/2013 DynaMed’s Systematic Literature Surveillance. http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Roos N, Neovius M, et al. Perinatal outcomes after bariatric surgery: nationwide population based matched cohort study. BMJ 2013;347:f6460.

 

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