Low birth weight

What is Low birth weight?

It is defined as the birthweight of liveborn infant less than 2500g(5.5pounds) regardless of gestational age.

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My Wife (29 yrs) is pregnant and her 9th month USG shows 34.5 week with EDD 11/09/2014. The baby weight the doctor said is 2.5kgs now.

My wife's...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Caesarian section is a safe choice...

Detailed Answer:
Hello Nazim and welcome,

I am Dr Madhuri a Consultant Obstetrician and...

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my baby birth weight was 1000kg..now it is 2500 at 5months..what should i give to him..that he should grow faster..i should start lactogen or...

doctor1 MD

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Needs weaning foods not lactogen or nan

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Thanks for writing to us.
You had mentioned that your baby weight was...

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I had notching in bilateral uterine arteries ,does it pose any risk in pregnancy please? Is it independent risk factor for...

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Hi dear,
I have gone through your question and understand the concerns.
Notching in bilateral uterine arteries is an independent risk factor for...

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