Table 4

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

Mean birth

Infant weight 28 days postpartum

Infant weight 42 days postpartum




Mean birth weight difference (g)

β (SE)§

Infant weight difference (g)

β (SE)

Infant weight difference (g)

β (SE)


Normotensive / non-IUGR‡ (N=10,067)

Ref.

Ref.

Ref.

Ref.

Ref.

Ref.

Normotensive / IUGR (N=602)

783.4**

776.2 (15.4)**

675.8**

640.0 (19.4)**

650.0**

619.4 (25.2)**

GH# / non-IUGR (N=725)

-56.6**

-34.0 (14.0)

-16.7

-4.4 (18.6)

-23.7

-12.8 (22.8)

GH / IUGR (N=57)

826.7**

825.4 (49.0)**

799.5**

815.1 (61.8)**

674.2**

678.9 (80.1)**

PE¶/ non-IUGR (N=326)

-18. 4

-6.97 (20.5)

35.6

38.0 (25.8)

53.6

55.4 (33.5)

PE / IUGR (N=39)

824.5**

795.9 (60.3)**

716.5**

654.1 (76.0)**

880.4**

835.2 (98.7)**

Severe PE / non-IUGR (N=91)

11.4

-20.0 (38.8)

89.5

39.4 (48.9)

104.0

69.9 (63.5)

Severe PE / IUGR (N=14)

868.0**

796.8 (92.4)**

805.5

674.7 (116.5)**

1023.6**

903.0 (151.2)**


* p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01

§β, coefficient, SE, standard error; adjusted for maternal age, body mass index, diabetes, infant's sex, maternal anemia, gestational age

#GH: gestational hypertension, ¶PE: preeclampsia, ‡ IUGR: intrauterine growth restriction

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

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