Friday, May 5, 2017

Maternal factors for IUGR mnemonic


The maternal factors that increase the risk of Intrauterine Growth Restriction ( IUGR ) in unborn babies ( small - for - dates ) include : MATERNAL RISK

M - Malnutrition / Multiparity
A - Anaemia ( severe )
T - Toxaemias of pregnancy
E - Excess physical activity
R - Raised blood pressure
N - Narrow birth spacing
A - Alcohol intake ( excess ) / Age ( young )
L - Low socio - economic scale

R - Recreational drug use
I - Infections
S - Smoking / Short stature

Thats all
- Jaskunwar Singh

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