Factors associated with small head circumference at birth among infants born before the 28th week

Thomas F McElrath, Elizabeth N Allred, Karl Kuban, Jonathan L Hecht, Andrew Onderdonk, T Michael O’Shea, Nigel Paneth, Alan Leviton, ELGAN Study Investigators

Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2010;203:138.e1-8

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Almost 10% of newborns (n = 138), rather than the expected 2.2%, had MC. In MV models, MC was associated with nonwhite race, severe IUGR, preeclampsia, placental infarction, and being female.