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2,688 Possible Causes for Low Birth Weight

  • Bacterial Vaginosis

    The group with low birth weight had a mean ( SD) gestational age of 32.4 3.2 weeks and a mean birth weight of 1822 556 g.[doi.org] The women with bacterial vaginosis were more likely to be unmarried, to be black, to have low incomes, and to have previously delivered low-birth-weight infants.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Risks of BV during pregnancy include delivering an infant preterm (before 37 weeks of pregnancy) and delivering an infant with a low birth weight (generally, 5.5 pounds or[nichd.nih.gov]

  • Vaginitis

    If left untreated, BV may result in increased risk of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), infertility, pre-term birth, premature rupture of membranes, low birth weight, intra-amniotic[dph.illinois.gov] BV also can cause adverse outcomes of pregnancy, including premature delivery and low-birth weight infants.[idph.state.il.us] In pregnancy, some types of vaginitis have been associated with premature births and babies with low birth weight.[cytologyassociates.com]

  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus

    , or preterm and low-birth-weight infants.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] birth weight, or preterm and low birth weight infants.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] OBJECTIVE: To examine yearly trends of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) diagnosis and treatment in very low birth weight infants.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sepsis in Premature Infants

    Risk factors include low birth weight, low gestational age, previous antimicrobial exposure, poor hand hygiene, and central venous catheters.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] infants to 15.4 per 1000 very-low-birth-weight infants).[nejm.org] Discussion Early-onset sepsis remains a potentially lethal but uncommon problem among very-low-birth-weight infants.[nejm.org]

  • Cytomegalovirus Infection

    We report a case of a term neonate with ventriculomegaly on prenatal ultrasound who presented with low birth weight, small head circumference, hepatosplenomegaly, and purpuric[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Because CMV infection after birth may cause disease in very premature or low birth weight infants, mothers of these infants should consult their health care providers about[eatsonfeetsresources.org]

  • Iron Deficiency

    Here's how: If your baby was born prematurely or at a low birth weight, talk with his doctor about iron supplements.[babycenter.com] In pregnant women, severe iron deficiency anemia has been linked to premature births and low birth weight babies.[mayoclinic.org] Between 9 and 24 months, all children are at high risk for anemia, but these babies are at highest risk: Premature and low-birth-weight babies age 2 months old and older.[babycenter.com]

  • Sepsis Neonatorum

    Key words: Preterm; Very low birth weight; Neonatal sepsis; Mortality; Neurodevelopment Introduction The higher survival rate of preterm infants with very low birth weight[scielo.br] Care of the extremely low birth weight infant. In: Cloherty JP, Eichenwald EC, Stark AR, editors. Manual of neonatal care. 6th ed.[paediatricaindonesiana.org] Figure 1 Flowchart of the cohort of very low birth weight preterm newborns (VLBW).[scielo.br]

  • Birth

    Result: A total of 147 birth records of babies with low birth weight (cases) and 294 birth records of babies with normal birth weight (controls) were reviewed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CONCLUSIONS: Very low birth weight and preterm infants with GI intolerance to BHMF were successfully rescued with use of HMHMF.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The primary aim is to assess the effect of the intervention on the prevalence of low birth weight births ( DISCUSSION: Preconception care from adolescence that includes interventions[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ventricular Hemorrhage

    birth weight Abstract Introduction: The incidence rate of Intra-Ventricular Haemorrhage (IVH) varies from 20% to 25% among preterm infants with a very low birth weight.[nepjol.info] Intraventricular hemorrhage in newborns weighing Intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH), the most common form of intracranial bleeding in the very low and extremely low birth weight[atmph.org] Although the occurrence rate of INTRAVENTRICULAR HEMORRHAGE is lessening, the incidence is maintained due to improved survival of very low birth weight infants.[medlink.com]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    It does not apply to children younger than age 6 months or older than 24 months, children who are severely malnourished, children who were born prematurely or with low birth[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] birth weight, diet characteristics, such as the habit of milk consumption close to meals, low exclusive and full breastfeeding time) and economic indicators (low per capita[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This not only will help you avoid iron-deficiency anemia, but also may lower your risk of having a low-birth-weight baby.[web.archive.org]

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