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Postnatal growth standards for preterm infants: the Preterm Postnatal Follow-up Study of the INTERGROWTH-21(st) Project.

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BACKGROUND: Charts of size at birth are used to assess the postnatal growth of preterm babies on the assumption that extrauterine growth should mimic that in the uterus. METHODS: The INTERGROWTH-21(st) Project assessed fetal, newborn, and postnatal growth in eight geographically defined populations, in which maternal health care and nutritional needs were met. From these populations, the Fetal Growth Longitudinal Study selected low-risk women starting antenatal care before 14 weeks' gestation...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/s2214-109x(15)00163-1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Giuliani, F More by this author
Bhutta, ZA More by this author
Bertino, E More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, NDORMS, CSM
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation More from this funder
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Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
The Lancet. Global health Journal website
Volume:
3
Issue:
11
Pages:
e681-e691
Publication date:
2015-11-05
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2214-109X
ISSN:
2214-109X
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uuid:124075a6-263e-433b-87bd-30ed1ce6c12e
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571308
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pubs:571308

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