Definition of 'birth weight'
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The Sun (2010) An Introduction to Community Health (1995)
The government's food standards watchdog will issue guidance to coincide with a study linking caffeine to low birth weight.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Smokers are three times more likely to have a baby with low birth weight - a leading cause of infant death.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
They compared this with the birth weight of the baby, taking into account the weight and ethnic background of the mother.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Other than death caused by low birth weight or congenital anomalies, sudden infant death syndrome is the most common cause of death in the first year.The Developing Child (7th edn.) (1995)
More than half of all twins are born prematurely, and they have a significantly higher risk of stillbirth, low birth weight and cerebral palsy.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Definition of birth weight from the Collins English Dictionary