- How often do I need an ultrasound?
- Is my baby underweight?
- Does he/she have intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR)?
- What is the likely cause of IUGR?
- Do I/Does my baby need treatment? What treatment do you recommend?
- Will I need to deliver early? Will I need a C-section?
- What lifestyle changes can I make at home to make sure my baby is healthy?
- After my baby is born, what health problems is he/she likely to have?
- Will my baby need special care? Will he/she need to stay in the hospital?
Intrauterine Growth Restriction: Identification and Management by David Peleg, M.D., Collen M. Kennedy, M.D., and Stephen K. Hunter, M.D., PH.D. (American Family Physician August 01, 1998, http://www.aafp.org/afp/980800ap/peleg.html)
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