Hyperglycaemia: Do fetal growth cut-points need revision?

Abdominal circumference below the 30th percentile appears to flag diabetic pregnancies at risk, Australian researchers say

Fetal measurements on ultrasound that are in the bottom 30% can be as concerning for adverse neonatal outcomes as macrosomia, according to the authors of a retrospective study.

woman in third trimester having ultrasound

Records for all women with gestational diabetes (GDM) or pre-existing type 2 diabetes (T2DM) who gave birth at a regional hospital during 2016 were examined in the study, led by researchers from the Menzies School of Health Research in Darwin.

A total of 275 pregnant women were