Hold off on X-rays

Kritz, Fran; Strote, Mary Ellen
October 2004
Fit Pregnancy;Oct/Nov2004, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p40
Discusses a study conducted by researchers at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington in 2004, which revealed that dental X-rays can affect the birth weight of newborns. Findings of the study; Reminder for pregnant women if dental X-rays are necessary.


Related Articles

  • prenatal vitamins & infant birth weight. Lofshult, Diane // IDEA Fitness Journal;Jun2007, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p83 

    The article reports on a study which examined the relation between prenatal vitamins and infant birth weight. The study which appeared in the "Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine" has found that the infants born to women with pre-natal vitamin supplementation were heavier. The impact...

  • Gestation Malaria And Anemia: Their Effects On Neonatal Birth Weight In Jos, Central Nigeria. Uneke, C. J.; Sagay, A. S.; Pam, D. D.; Ugwuoru, C. D. C. // Internet Journal of Tropical Medicine;2007, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p4 

    In this study, we assessed the effects of gestation malaria and anemia on neonatal birth weight of 156 pregnant women enrolled at their antenatal clinic (ANC) first booking. Malaria parasite was found in the peripheral blood of 13(8.3%). Twenty (12.8%) had haemoglobin concentration (HbC) below...

  • Indicadores del bajo peso al nacer en el área de salud del Policlínico Docente "José Martí Pérez" en 2012. Matos, Nolvis Argota; Magre Carballo, Nelsi Irene; Miyares, Víctor Marín; Cruz Mejías, Yuney de la; Pimienta, Ailén Vargas // MEDISAN;2013, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p3029 

    An epidemiological, retrospective study, of descriptive type was carried out in 28 underweight newborns in the health area from "José Martí Pérez" Teaching Polyclinic in Santiago de Cuba, from January to September, 2012, aimed at determining the incidence of low-birth weight and to...

  • Regression Analysis of Labor Duration. Soltani, Mitra Ahmad // Internet Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics;2006, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p9 

    Hypothesis: To find important predictors of active phase of labor and to provide a tool to predict obstructed labor prospectively, based on individual characteristics of pregnant women. Design: This is an observational prospective study on 230 laboring women in Tehran, studying 47 possible...

  • The association of maternal diet and dietary supplement intake in pregnant New Zealand women with infant birthweight. Watson, P. E.; McDonald, B. W. // European Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Feb2010, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p184 

    Objective:To investigate the association of infant birthweight with maternal diet and supplement intake.Subjects/Methods:Prospective cohort study of 504 European and Polynesian urban and rural pregnant volunteers recruited from northern New Zealand clinics. Subjects were visited in months 4...

  • Maternal Cigarette Smoking During Pregnancy and Infant Ponderal Index at Birth in the Swedish Medical Birth Register, 1991-1992. Lindley, Anna A.; Gray, Ronald H.; Herman, Allen A.; Becker, Stan // American Journal of Public Health;Mar2000, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p420 

    Objectives. This study examined the effect of maternal smoking during pregnancy on infant body proportion. Methods. The ponderal index, defined as birthweight divided by crown-heel length cubed, was examined in 207 607 infants from the Swedish Medical Birth Register for 1991 and 1992. Results....

  • How not to have a too-big baby.  // Fit Pregnancy;Feb/Mar2010, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p32 

    The article presents information on the prevention of delivering an overweight baby. It reports that excess birth weight puts mother and baby at risk for birth trauma which can be prevented by regular exercise. According to researchers, walking, running and low impact aerobics may lower the odds...

  • Effect of Parental Anthropometric Parameters on Neonatal Birth Weight and Birth Length. Miletić, Tomislav; Stoini, Eugenio; Mikulandra, Frane; Tadin, Ivica; Roje, Damir; Milić, Nikša // Collegium Antropologicum;Dec2007, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p993 

    Data on 550 healthy pregnant women, 550 healthy fathers and their healthy term neonates born from singleton pregnancies (37+0 through 41+6 week) during a one-year period were reviewed. Maternal mean age was 27.7±9.37 years, mean pregestational weight 64.0±9.50 kg, mean gestational weight...

  • Comparison of the estimated fetal weight measurements by 2 and 3 dimensional ultrasound at term pregnant women. Energin, Hasan; Yapar Eyi, Elif Gül // Perinatal Journal / Perinatoloji Dergisi;Oct2014 Supplement, Vol. 22, pSE1 

    Objective: To analyze the 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional ultrasound estimation of fetal weight in terms of measurements and the accuracy of the formulas used in the comparison of these measurements. Methods: 165 pregnant women who were delivered at Zekai Tahir Burak Women's Health Education and...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics