Prenatal smoking has been implicated in up to 25% of low birth weight infants primarily from preterm birth and fetal growth restriction and up to 10% of all infant mortality.
What does LBWI stand for?
LBWI stands for Low Birth Weight Infants
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We have 1 other meaning of LBWI in our Acronym Attic
- Low Birth Weight Babies
- Low Birth Weight Birth
- Limb-Body-Wall Complex
- Long Beach Water Department (California)
- Lattice-Based Word Error Minimization
- Linda Blair WorldHeart Foundation (Toluca Lake, CA)
- London Borough of Waltham Forest
- Low Bandwidth Wavefront Sensor
- Level Bust Working Group (Civil Aviation Authority; UK)
- Live Body Weight Gain
- Lansing Board of Water & Light (Lansing, Michigan)
- Laboratory-Based Ward Liaison Surveillance
- Longitudinal Body Wall Muscle
- Lutheran Brethren World Missions (Fergus Falls, MN)
- Lydia Bruun Woods Memorial Library (Falls City, NE)
- Ladder-Backed Woodpecker (bird species Picoides scalaris)
- Lawrence Brook Watershed Partnership (non-profit environmental protection group; Middlesex County, NJ)
- Low Birth Weight Rate
- Lung-to-Body Weight Ratio
- Lurleen B. Wallace State Jr. College (Andalusia, AL)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Now, the results of this study show that women maltreated during childhood are more likely to use substances during pregnancy, which increases their risk of delivering low birth weight infants," she added.
There is some evidence that probiotics prevent necrotizing enterocolitis in very low birth weight infants (birth weight between 1000 and 1500 grams), but more studies are needed, the report says.
Discussion Indications for red blood cell transfusions in very low birth weight infants remain controversial.
aureus infections in premature very low birth weight infants failed to achieve its primary and secondary endpoints.
In fact, in 2002, 57 percent of very low birth weight infants were born by Caesarean, up 3 percent from 2001.
The cases included preterm infants and term low birth weight infants.
2 deaths per 1,000 births per 1,000 births Percentage low birth weight infants 5.