Women with smaller-than-average fetuses may face heart problems

June 2012
International Cardiovascular Research Journal;2012, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p65
Academic Journal
The article provides information on a study in the American Heart Association's "Hypertension" journal, which claimed that women diagnosed with fetal growth restriction (FGR) may face long-term cardiovascular health risks. It explains that FGR is a pregnancy abnormality in which the fetus does not grow as well as 90 percent of other fetuses, which can compromise the health of the infant, cause fetal distress, and the need for early delivery.


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