BACKGROUND: Prenatal exposure to organophosphate (OP) insecticides, a widely used class of pesticides, may be associated with decreased gestational age and lower birth weight.
What does GA stand for?
GA stands for Gestational Age
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We have 105 other meanings of GA in our Acronym Attic
- Genetic Algorithm
- Genetic Anomalies, Inc.
- Geographic Atrophy (eye condition)
- Geographical Address
- Geographical Association (UK)
- Geologic Age
- Georgia (US postal abbreviation)
- Geoscience Australia
- German Army
- Germantown Academy
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DALLAS--The risk of autism is significantly increased in both very-small and very-large-for gestational age infants, compared with average-for gestational age infants, according to findings from a large retrospective population-based cohort study.
Babies that are small for their gestational age are at increased risk of health and other issues over their lives.
Gestational age is the age of an embryo or fetus (or newborn infant).
Gestational age was more closely linked to the eye condition than birth weight.
University of Southern California researchers analysed histories of 153 infants with ALTEs for the risk factors of male predominance, gestational age, low birthweight, very low birthweight, incidence of being small for gestational age (SGA), age at the event, multiparity, maternal age and smoking.
To the Editor: The centile chart currently in use for Western Cape birth weight for gestational age covers a gestational age range from 28 to 42 weeks.