Neonatal birthweights increase in direct proportion to number of births

A new Tel Aviv University study finds that neonatal birthweights increase in direct proportion with the number of births of the mother in at least 30 percent of all cases. The study focuses on the risk of having large for gestational age (LGA) infants, babies who clock in at higher than the 90th percentile for weight. “We know that LGA babies are at risk for several neonatal complications, including jaundice, low sugar levels after birth and more,” says Dr. Liran Hiersch of TAU’s Sackler School of Medicine and Tel Aviv…

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