fetal macrosomia


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fetal macrosomia

In a newborn, birth weight above the 90th percentile on the intrauterine growth curve or 4000 grams.
See: large for gestational age
See also: macrosomia
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without fetal macrosomia, fetal distress, placental abruption, threatened preterm labor, polydramnios, oligohydramnios, or premature rupture of the membranes).
The primary outcomes were gestational hypertension, pre-eclampsia, GDM and fetal macrosomia.
Jackson reported a high likelihood of previous stillbirth and fetal macrosomia in women with diabetes (8), and in 1957 Elsie Reed Carrington et al.
It is unclear whether diabetes gravida and increased maternal weight during pregnancy independently contribute to the production of obstetrical brachial plexus palsy when not associated with fetal macrosomia.
Perhaps more important, the data show the accuracy of the equation is comparable to that of ultrasound for predicting birth weight less than 4,000 grams, which helps doctors predict fetal macrosomia well in advance of birth.
To reduce the risk of URD, a delivery plan should include assessment of cesarean history and fetal macrosomia, judicious use of oxytocin, and intrapartum monitoring for nonreassuring fetal status.
Effective early identification of the high-risk group for subsequent development of GDM is likely to improve pregnancy outcome because, with appropriate dietary advice and pharmacological interventions with such drugs as metformin, the incidence of the disease and associated fetal macrosomia with its adverse sequelae could potentially be reduced.
Shoulder dystocia: A complication of fetal macrosomia and prolonged second stage of labor with midpelvic delivery.
No consensus exists on estimation of birth weight or prediction of fetal macrosomia in the diabetic population.
The mother over 30 is at an increased risk for obesity, diabetes, excessive weight gain, and post-term gestation, each of which places her at a greater risk for fetal macrosomia and shoulder dystocia.