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Birth weight

Birth weight is the weight of a baby at its birth.

It has direct links with the gestational age at which the child was born and can be estimated during the pregnancy by measuring fundal height.

Note:   The above text is excerpted from the Wikipedia article "Birth weight", which has been released under the GNU Free Documentation License.
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