"Birth Weight" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The mass or quantity of heaviness of an individual at BIRTH. It is expressed by units of pounds or kilograms.
- Birth Weight
- Birth Weights
- Weight, Birth
- Weights, Birth
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Birth Weight" by people in Profiles.
Acute Abdominal Distention in a Premature Low-birthweight Infant. Neoreviews. 2022 05 01; 23(5):e342-e344.
Epigenome-wide association study of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in preterm infants: results from the discovery-BPD program. Clin Epigenetics. 2022 04 28; 14(1):57.
Treatment for Mild Chronic Hypertension during Pregnancy. N Engl J Med. 2022 05 12; 386(19):1781-1792.
Effect of type 2 diabetes mellitus on placental expression and activity of nutrient transporters and their association with birth weight and neonatal adiposity. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2021 07 15; 532:111319.
Maternal Preconception Body Size and Early Childhood Growth during Prenatal and Postnatal Periods Are Positively Associated with Child-Attained Body Size at Age 6-7 Years: Results from a Follow-up of the PRECONCEPT Trial. J Nutr. 2021 05 11; 151(5):1302-1310.
Prenatal Maternal Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) Supplementation and Newborn Anthropometry in India: Findings from DHANI. Nutrients. 2021 Feb 25; 13(3).
Implementation of the INTERGROWTH-21st gestational dating and fetal and newborn growth standards in Nairobi, Kenya: women's experiences with ultrasound and newborn assessment. Glob Health Action. 2020 12 31; 13(1):1770967.
Gestational Diabetes Is Uniquely Associated With Altered Early Seeding of the Infant Gut Microbiota. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2020; 11:603021.
Birthweight and Chemotherapy Exposure in Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer during Pregnancy. Am J Perinatol. 2022 04; 39(5):554-561.
New charts for the assessment of body composition, according to air-displacement plethysmography, at birth and across the first 6 mo of life. Am J Clin Nutr. 2019 05 01; 109(5):1353-1360.