Factors determining the rate of weight gain of the human fetus in utero

A brief review is given of the factors determining the rate of weight gain of the human fetus in utero. A number of genetic, metabolic and environmental factors are outlined. Knowledge of these factors is important in modern obstetric care.

Published in: South African medical journal Vol. 53; no. 21; p. 867
Main Authors: Zaaijman, J D, Venter, P F
Format: Journal Article
Language: Afrikaans
Published: South Africa 05-27-1978
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Summary: A brief review is given of the factors determining the rate of weight gain of the human fetus in utero. A number of genetic, metabolic and environmental factors are outlined. Knowledge of these factors is important in modern obstetric care.
ISSN: 0256-9574