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full-term

(ful′tĕrm′)
In obstetrics, pert. to an infant born between the beginning of the 38th and the end of the 41st week of gestation.
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In the analysis, 4.4 million adult participants those born preterm were 28 per cent less likely to form romantic relationships and 22 per cent less likely to become parents when compared to those born full-term.
The average weight of a full-term baby is 7.7lb, although healthy weights can typically vary between six and nine pounds.
The research group has also shown another potential use for MSCs purified from full-term amniotic fluid.
The increased risk in preterm infants could be attributed to an incomplete transfer of maternal antibodies, specifically the "abundance of IgG [that] is acquired during the last month of full-term pregnancy," Dr.
-- Babies born between 35 and 37 weeks' gestation may not look premature and are at risk for more problems than full-term babies.
Conversely, a later study reported that preterm infants compared to full-term ones showed no differences in heart rate responses to immunization [15].
An Israeli study found a threefold higher rate of infant death among those born between 34 and 37 weeks when compared with babies born full-term. The authors pointed out that the last six weeks of gestation "represent a critical period of growth and development of the fetal brain and lungs, and of other systems.''
The children in the study were all full-term, and the vast majority did fine on third-grade maths and reading tests.
The purpose of the survey, commissioned by UnitedHealthcare, was to gauge women's understanding of full-term pregnancy and the gestational age at which it's safe to deliver a healthy baby.
For full-term babies, the pattern persisted after taking account of social and economic background and parental factors.
Since that's passed, and there's no real emergency - the Legislature isn't meeting until January, by which time Swinford's full-term replacement will be ready to be sworn in - a spokeswoman for Gov.
Subdivided in two gestational groups (preterm and full-term), the infants were assessed at home using BDI-2 Screening Test to determine their development in cognitive and social domains.