Birth statistics of high birth weight infants (macrosomia) in Arkansas

J Ark Med Soc. 2014 Mar;110(10):206-8.


The incidence of macrosomia in Arkansas was relatively unchanged from 2004 to 2010 with the incidence being 7.7%. Some risk factors identified through the analysis of hospital discharge data include male fetus, gestational age, maternal weight gain during pregnancy, and pregestational and gestational diabetes.

MeSH terms

  • Arkansas / epidemiology
  • Birth Weight*
  • Diabetes, Gestational / epidemiology*
  • Female
  • Fetal Macrosomia / epidemiology*
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Male
  • Pregnancy
  • Risk Factors