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Does Macrosomia Cause Cephalopelvic Disproportion
Head is too large...: The easiest way to visualize this is that the head is too large to pass through the birth canal. Cephalo means head and pelvic is the birth canal. ...Read more
Follow growth curve: Large for gestation infants can have several conditions associated such as obesity, changes in blood sugar and even underdevelopment of their lungs and other organs. Your doctor will follow the baby's growth and will determine if any further testing is needed. If your baby did not have a nicu stay, this is more often associated with a better course and fewer problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on situation: For those hardy enough to try to tough it out it can last for days. For those who realize their pelvis is to small to pass a big baby, it ends when the cut it out. ...Read more
Different problems : During diabetes a fetus can grow too much because of the excess Insulin it produces in response to the mothers blood sugar. It can also fail to grow (iugr) due to diabetes causing a poorly functioning placenta. Both can occur. Optimal blood sugar control is the key to improve outcomes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Macrosomia: As the term implies, macro, "big", soma, (carisoprodol) "body", the first thing you can see is a very large baby, usually larger than 8 pounds 8 ounces. The first symptoms we observe in a macrocosmic baby is jitteriness, this is almost always due to low blood glucose levels, next we may observe clonus, which is due to a low ionized calcium level, and third we may observe jaundice, due elevated bilirubin levels. ...Read more
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