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The most common cause of macrosomia is diabetes in the mother. Macrosomia can lead to injury during birth and a greater chance of a cesarean delivery (C-section).

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What is the definition of Macrosomia?

Macrosomia refers to a very large body size. It is often used to describe an oversized fetus.

Who are the top Macrosomia Local Doctors?
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UT Health Austin

Austin, TX 

G Macones is an Obstetrics and Gynecologist and a Neonatologist in Austin, Texas. Dr. Macones has been practicing medicine for over 23 years and is rated as an Elite doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Macrosomia. He is also highly rated in 19 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Macrosomia, Intrauterine Growth Restriction, Meconium Aspiration Syndrome, and Obesity. He is licensed to treat patients in Missouri. Dr. Macones is currently accepting new patients.

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conditions
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Neonatology

Seton Family Of Doctors - W 38th St

Austin, TX 

Alison Cahill is an Obstetrics and Gynecologist and a Neonatologist in Austin, Texas. Dr. Cahill has been practicing medicine for over 20 years and is rated as an Elite doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Macrosomia. She is also highly rated in 18 other conditions, according to our data. Her top areas of expertise are Macrosomia, Intrauterine Growth Restriction, Obesity, and Metabolic Acidosis. She is board certified in Obstetrics/gynecology and licensed to treat patients in Missouri. Dr. Cahill is currently accepting new patients.

 
 
 
 
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Neonatology

Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center

Houston, TX 

Suneet Chauhan is an Obstetrics and Gynecologist and a Neonatologist in Houston, Texas. Dr. Chauhan has been practicing medicine for over 39 years and is rated as an Elite doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Macrosomia. He is also highly rated in 21 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Macrosomia, Brachial Plexopathy, Polyhydramnios, and Intrauterine Growth Restriction. He is board certified in Obstetrics/gynecology and licensed to treat patients in Texas and Virginia. Dr. Chauhan is currently accepting new patients.

What are the latest Macrosomia Clinical Trials?
Fetal Growth and Placental Function in Pregnancies Complicated by Diabetes
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The Effect of Lifestyle Intervention for Hypertriglyceridemia on the Pathogenesis of Adverse Pregnancy Outcome: the LITAPO Randomized Trial
What are the Latest Advances for Macrosomia?
Effects of individual dietary intervention on blood glucose level and pregnancy outcomes in patients with gestational diabetes mellitus: a retrospective cohort study.
TIMER: A Clinical Study of Energy Restriction in Women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus.
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Comparison of Pregnancy and Neonatal Outcomes of Single Frozen Blastocyst Transfer Between Letrozole-Induction and HRT Cycles in Patients With Abnormal Ovulation.
What are our references for Macrosomia?

Blickstein I, Perlman S, Hazon Y, Shinwell ES. Pregnancy complicated by diabetes mellitus. In: Martin RJ, Fanaroff AA, Walsh MC, eds. Fanaroff and Martin's Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. 11th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2020:chap 18.

Richards DS. Obstetric ultrasound: imaging, dating, growth, and anomaly. In: Landon MB, Galan HL, Jauniaux ERM, et al, eds. Gabbe's Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies. 8th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2021:chap 9.

Simmons R. Abnormalities of fetal growth. In: Gleason CA, Juul SE, eds. Avery's Diseases of the Newborn. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2018:chap 6.