For the foetus, the risks include prematurity in up to 50 per cent of newborns, intrauterine growth retardation, low birth weight, immune deficiency and congenital anomalies, said the doctor.
What does IUGR stand for?
IUGR stands for Intrauterine Growth Retardation (aka Intrauterine Growth Restriction)
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INTRODUCTION Intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) is defined as impaired growth and development of the mammalian embryo/fetus or its organs during pregnancy, and is a major concern in domestic animal production and human health (Wu et al.
The Foundation focuses on intrauterine growth retardation, Russell-Silver syndrome, Turner's syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, Noonan's syndrome, chondroplasias, and more.
At review, it was decided to induce labour, in view of the severe intrauterine growth retardation and prematurity, good Bishop Score, adequate control of blood pressure and no signs of maternal deterioration.
In fact, the letter noted, exposure to ozone in-utero has been linked with lower birthweights and intrauterine growth retardation.
Angiogenesis and vascular transformation are important processes in the normal development of the placenta; abnormal angiogenesis and vascular transformation are considered to be two of the main reasons for preeclamptic pregnancies and intrauterine growth retardation.
Smoking during pregnancy, history of intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR), and gestational hypertension increased the risk of SGA birth.
In developing countries, including India, the majority of LBW infants because of intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) are born small at term (> 37 wk of gestation) with only 6.