December 13, 2021
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Low birth weight (LBW) is the medical classification for a baby who weighs less than 2500 grams – or 5 lbs 5 oz – at birth. While it may be scarier to care for a baby born at low birth weight, there aren’t many differences in your day-to-day care of your newborn. However, family members of a low birth rate baby need to be extra vigilant to ensure the child stays healthy.
Whether your baby was born premature or at term, they can be classified as LBW.
A low birth weight baby will fall into one of three categories:
Babies are born small for two main reasons: they were born early or they were born on time but didn’t grow enough during pregnancy (called intrauterine growth restriction, or IUGR). There are many specific causes of low birth weight.
These include prematurity, preeclampsia, or other problems with the pregnancy, smoking or substance abuse, multiple birth (twins or more), poor pregnancy nutrition, infection in the mom or baby prior to birth, including cytomegalovirus (CMV), toxoplasmosis, chickenpox, and rubella.
Impact on your baby
Many people think that having a baby that’s born on time and just small, or a baby who’s just a little early, won’t cause the baby any problems. The fact is that most low birth weight babies do just fine, and have few (if any) problems caused by their small sizes. However, there are some exceptions. Here are problems low birth weight babies may experience:
Watching for complications
While you cannot control the nature and severity of your baby’s weight on their health, you can be watchful for complications. Premature babies are typically monitored more regularly than normal-weight babies. Expect to be extra careful if your low-weight baby has trouble feeding, keeping warm, or shows signs of infection.
As they grow older, studies show they may be more prone to health conditions, including asthma, vision problems, and fine motor skills, and hand-eye coordination. The bright side? Research from the longest-running study of premature infants shows they are exceptionally resilient and may have an increased drive to succeed. What’s more, parents who show more concern and advocacy for their well-being in school and social settings turn out with children who become more successful academically, socially, and physically.
Source: Very Well Family
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