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Table 1 Main features at birth of fetal growth restricted and appropriate for gestational age newborns

From: Placental determinants of fetal growth: identification of key factors in the insulin-like growth factor and cytokine systems using artificial neural networks

  FGR AGA
Males/Females 9M/11F 15M/13F
Gestational age (weeks) 33.4 ± 0.8* 36.7 ± 0.5
Weight of Placenta (gr) 349.8 ± 35.3 * 615.9 ± 27.9
Weight at birth (Kg) 1.5 ± 0.1 * 2.9 ± 0.1
Length at birth (cm) 41.1 ± 1.3 * 49.7 ± 0.6
Head circumference at birth (cm) 29.4 ± 0.8 * 34.2 ± 0.4
  1. FGR: fetal growth restricted; AGA: appropriate for gestational age: * p < 0.05 versus AGA