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J Neonatal Perinatal Med



The association between low birth weight and mothers diseases in Iran: A case-control study.


Valadbeigi T, Tabatabaee RH, Etemad K, Keyghobadi N, Mahdavi S, Enayatrad M, Saeidinejat S, Yaghoobi H, Zolfizadeh F, Ghasemi A, Hajipour M
J Neonatal Perinatal Med. 2019; 12(4):449-456.
PMID: 31256076.


Neonates are too vulnerable that low birth weight (LBW) and preterm birth can easily threaten their lives. Demographic, social and environmental factors as well as health care are contributing factors for LBW. The study was conducted in 10 provinces of Iran to investigate the association between LBW and mother's diseases.