If there are low-weight children at home, Mommy must not be careless. In addition to being not interested in food and poor gastrointestinal function, babies often have poor physical development problems, such as slow development of thick and thin movements and looking shorter than children of the same age. This article will introduce the definition, possible causes and care methods of low weight infants to parents, hoping to help parents solve the problems of poor appetite and slow development of low weight infants in advance.
I. standards for low birth weight infants
Newborn babies with a birth weight of less than 2500 grams can be defined as low weight infants. In general clinical diagnosis, the specialist will also consider the number of pregnant weeks of the pregnant mother and the standard of the baby’s normal birth weight. If the baby’s growth curve is found to be 10% lower than the standard, it is a low weight baby. Doctors said that there are many causes of low birth weight infants, such as placental dysplasia, poor living habits of pregnant mothers or nutritional disorders, which are likely to give birth to low birth weight infants. Therefore, if pregnant mothers can maintain their health, it will also be an important key to the healthy growth of the fetus.
If the pregnant mother has regular prenatal examination, it can first find out whether the fetus has growth retardation when measuring the abdominal circumference, the height of the uterine fundus and taking ultrasound.
In addition to placental problems, which may be the cause of low birth weight infants, maternal status is also closely related to the fetus. For example, pregnant mothers’ nutritional status, physical and mental environment, bad habits such as smoking and drinking, or malnutrition may also give birth to low birth weight infants. If the fetal growth retardation is caused by objective conditions, the condition of the fetus can also be improved by improving living habits and maintaining a good work and rest.
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