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< 2500 Grams (<5.5lbs) without regard to gestational age
low birth weight
WNL for gestational age, between 10th and 90th percentile on graph (5.5-8.5lbs)
Average gestational age (AGA)
May be full term, but only weighs 5lbs or less, below the 10th percentile.
Small Gestational age (SGA)
1st 28 days of life
neonate
Macrosomia, above 90th percentile
Large gestational age (LGA)
Large Gestational age: LGA

-Often born to _______ mothers
diabetic
Large Gestational age: LGA

-Elevated _____ levels stimulate production of fetal insulin, which is a powerful growth hormone
glucose
Large Gestational age: LGA

-all organs are big, except
brain
SGA and LGA neonates need to be assessed for ______, _______, _______, _____ _____
hypoglycemia
thermoregulation
respiratory
congential anomalies
If the neonate is small or big, assess the:
blood sugar
born prior to completing 37 wks
preterm
38-42 wks gestation
term
>42 wks gestation
post term
_________ is more closely linked to fetal maturity then _________
gestational age
Prematurity risk factors: Preconceptual:

(5)
socioeconomic
nutritional
maternal age
inherited/gentic disorders
acquired
_______ assessment performed at 2-8 hrs after birth
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