Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Volume 4, Issue 4, July 2016

  • Prediction of Birth Weight at Term: Validation of a Clinical Method in a Low Resource Setting

    Cajethan Ife Emechebe, Charles Obinna Njoku, Jenkins Tobechukwu Ukaga, Edu Michael Eyong, Chinedu Chukwu

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, July 2016
    Pages: 19-24
    Received: 23 July 2016
    Accepted: 5 August 2016
    Published: 29 August 2016
    Abstract: Clinical and ultrasound measurement of fetal weight provides a non-invasive and precise way of obtaining information of fetal size. Both low birth weight and macrosomia are associated with increased risk of complications during labor and puerperium. The objective of this study was to determine the accuracy and error in predicting fetal weights in-u... Show More