Extremes of Growth and Development Intrauterine Growth Restriction and Macrosomia

Newborn birth weights have been steadily increasing since the 1970s throughout much of the developed world, although in developed countries, this increase has been tempered by the increased number of pre-term infants born as multiple births following in vitro fertilization procedures. However, the relative proportions of the two extremes of birth weight, very small infants with intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) and those who are excessively large with macrosomia, remain constant, and within some populations are actually increasing.

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