A woman presents in labour at a level 1 clinic. By her dates and abdominal palpation she
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A woman presents in labour at a level 1 clinic. By her dates and abdominal palpation she is 32 weeks pregnant. After a short labour she delivers a male infant weighing 1400 g. The Ballard score confirms the gestational age. The infant's weight falls between the 10th and 90th percentiles. What problems is this infant at high risk of in the first few weeks of life?
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A newborn infant born at 32 weeks of gestation and weighing 1400 grams or 1 4 kilograms falls into the category of a preterm and low birth weight infaView the full answer