infant of diabetic mother

infant of diabetic mother

Neonatology An infant born to a ♀ with a high serum glucose during pregnancy Features Larger than other infants with enlarged organs, pospartum hypoglycemia, given ↑ fetal production of insulin, ↑ risk of stillbirth. See Gestational diabetes.
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In our study, the records of 337 newborns who were being followed up with a diagnosis of infant of diabetic mother between January 2010 and January 2012 in our Neonatology Unit were examined retrospectively and the demographic data related with the diabetic mother and her baby, the problems of infant of diabetic mother in the postnatal period and the congenital heart diesases found on transthoracic echocardiogram were studied.
The reasons for low-risk CS were: previous CS (81); infant of diabetic mother (IDM) and previous CS (16); IDM alone (6); estimated big baby (10); and other (2).
Material and Methods: We retrospectively examined the records of 337 newborns who were followed up with a diagnosis of infant of diabetic mother between January 2010 and January 2012 in our Neonatology Unit.
Behcet Uz Pediatric Diseases and Surgery Education and Research Hospital, Premature Neonatology Unit and Neonatology Wards between January the 1st, 2010 and January the 1st 2012 and who were diagnosed with infant of diabetic mother after obtaining approval from the ethics committee of Izmir Dr.
Properties belonging to the infant of diabetic mother; gestational age, birth weight, height, head circumference, other problems belonging to the infant of diabetic mother, birth trauma, presence of cyanosis on physical examination, accompanying congenital anomalies were recorded in detail.
When 337 subjects who were followed up in our hospital between January the 1st, 2010 and January the 1st, 2012 and diagnosed with infant of diabetic mother and their mothers were evaluated, the mean age of the diabetic mothers was lower in group B in babies who were found to have congenital heart disease.
Furthermore, hypoglycemia, respiratory distress and neonatal jaundice are the usual threats faced by infant of diabetic mother.
Key words: Infant of diabetic mother, tissue Doppler echocardiography, cardiac functions
Infant of diabetic mother or those with birth weight of above 90th percentile for the period of gestation.

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