(Canada, United States, South Korea, Norway and Australia) in which birth weight curves were obtained by gestational age, and all had exclusion criteria such as maternal diseases and discrepant weights. Birth weight distribution in these countries showed little difference between 22 and 29 weeks, and this difference progressively increased until 42 weeks compared to Brazilian population.
In summary, using the Pedreira et al.(7) table as gold standard in the Brazilian newborn weight
Roberto Noya Galluzzo,
Renato Augusto Moreira de Sá,
João Carlos Xikota,
Maria Marlene de Souza Pires
Journal of Ultrasonography , ISSUE 81, 106–110