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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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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/s2214-109x(15)00163-1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Women's and Reproductive Health
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Centre for Statistics in Medicine
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet. Global health Journal website
Volume:
3
Issue:
11
Pages:
e681-e691
Publication date:
2015-11-01
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2214-109X
ISSN:
2214-109X
Source identifiers:
571308
Language:
English
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pubs:571308
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pubs:571308
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2015-11-19

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