Table 2

Pregnancy-induced hypertension and infant weight at 28 and 42 days postpartum, univariate analysis

Infant growth 28 days postpartum

Infant growth 42 days postpartum


Mean birth weight (g)

SD†

Infant weight (g)

SD

Infant growth percent 1 (%)

Infant weight (g)

SD

Infant growth percent 2 (%)


Normotensive (N=10,669)

3252.4 (Referent)

416,1

4088.8 (Referent)

496.2

25.7

4869.1 (Referent)

609.9

49.7

GH# (N=782)

3288.8

448.9

4084.1

540.4

24.2

4878.6

696.2

48.3

PE¶ (N=365)

3224.9

465.8

4018.6*

513.7

24.6

4763.8**

631.8

47.7

Severe PE (N=105)

3170.9

502.9

3941.9*

564.9

24.3

4679.9**

727.3

47.6

Total (N=11,921)

3253.2

420.9

4085.0

500.7

25.6

4864.8

618.2

49.5


* p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01

1 [(Infant weight 28 days - birth weight) / birth weight] × 100 %, 2 [(Infant weight 42 days - birth weight) / birth weight] × 100 %

† SD: standard deviation, #GH: gestational hypertension, ¶PE: preeclampsia.

Baulon et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2005 5:10   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-5-10

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