Definition of Low-birth-weight baby

1. Noun. An infant born weighing less than 5.5 pounds (2500 grams) regardless of gestational age. "A low-birth-weight infant is at risk for developing lack of oxygen during labor"




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low-birth-weight baby (current term)
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Literary usage of Low-birth-weight baby

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1. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"An expectant mother with no prenatal care is three times more likely to have a low-birth- weight baby. Despite the importance of early prenatal care in ..."

2. Healthy People 2000 by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"An expectant mother with no prenatal care is three times more likely to have a low-birth- weight baby. Despite the importance of early prenatal care in ..."

3. Juvenile Offenders & Victims: A National Report by Howard N. Snyder (1995)
"In 1991 black teen mothers were more likely than white teen mothers to have a low birth weight baby. Percent of low birth weight births in 1991 Note: Birth ..."

4. Health Consequences of Smoking for Women: A Report of the Surgeon General by DIANE Publishing Company (1985)
"The risk of having a low-birth-weight baby therefore increased 53 percent and 130 percent for light and heavy smokers, respectively, compared with ..."

5. Beyond Rhetoric: A New American Agenda for Children and Families (Complete ...by DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Participation in WIC reduces by 15 percent to 25 percent the chance that a high-risk pregnant woman will deliver a premature or low-birth weight baby. ..."

6. Sas/stat 9.1 User's Guide by SAS Institute, Virginia Clark (2004)
"... low birth-weight baby) on a control (Low=0, normal weight baby). The dummy time variable Time takes the value 1 for cases and for controls. ..."

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