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Fig. 1 | BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

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From: Vomiting in pregnancy is associated with a higher risk of low birth weight: a cohort study

Fig. 1

Kernel density estimation plots of a unadjusted birth weight distributions, b gestational age at birth and c birth weight adjusted for gestational age at birth percentiles in the Cambridge Baby Growth Study in babies whose mothers were not treated with anti-emetics in pregnancy. The lines are plotted according to the mother’s exposure to nausea or vomiting in pregnancy. The cut off for LBW is shown by the dotted line at 2.5 kg in (a), that for prematurity is shown by the dotted line at 37 weeks in (b) and that for SGA is shown by the dotted line at the tenth percentile of birth weight adjusted for gestational age at birth in (c). Nausea refers to those women who experienced nausea but not vomiting during pregnancy. Vomiting refers to those women who experienced vomiting during pregnancy, independently of whether or not they also experienced nausea

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