oa South African Medical Journal - Maternal size and fetal growth
|Article Title||Maternal size and fetal growth|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Cape Town **Institute fo Biostatistics of the South African Medical Research Council, Parowvallei, CP|
|Publication Date||Sep 1979|
|Pages||562 - 564|
|Keyword(s)||Fetal growth, Maternal size, Obstetrics and gynaecology and Paediatrics|
In a population characterized by short and underweight mothers, weight gain during the third trimester and post-delivery weight were found to be more important determinants of birth weight than was maternal height.
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