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Fetal Growth pp 421-428 | Cite as

Conclusions

  • F. Sharp
  • R. B. Fraser
  • R. D. B. Milner

Abstract

Animal studies reveal effects of both embryonic and maternal genotypes on normal fetal growth and birthweight. The evidence suggests the maternal effect operates late in gestation, whereas embryonic and early fetal growth is determined solely by the embryonic genetic contribution.

Keywords

Fetal Growth Ponderal Index Fetal Size Fetal Activity Normal Fetal Growth 
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© The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Sharp
    • 1
  • R. B. Fraser
    • 1
  • R. D. B. Milner
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Clinical Sciences CentreNorthern General HospitalSheffieldUK
  2. 2.Department of PaediatricsUniversity of Sheffield, Children’s HospitalSheffieldUK

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