5 doctors weighed in:

What is a major factor in low birth weight?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Roman Alvarez
Pediatrics - Neonatology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Major Factor

Low birth weight has multiple causes.
Utero placental insufficiency being the ultimate culprit. In truth there are many major factors that cause low birth weight. In our present day, in our community i must say that the major factor responsible for lbw is cigarette smoking.

In brief: Major Factor

Low birth weight has multiple causes.
Utero placental insufficiency being the ultimate culprit. In truth there are many major factors that cause low birth weight. In our present day, in our community i must say that the major factor responsible for lbw is cigarette smoking.
Dr. Roman Alvarez
Dr. Roman Alvarez
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology
14 years in practice
47M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors