Term: Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR)
Last Updated: 2012-11-05
"The occurrence of poor fetal growth which may happen through a number of mechanisms" (Public Health Agency of Canada, 2008, page 130). IUGR is different than Small-for-Gestational-Age (SGA) as SGA refers to size after a baby is born.
For more information, please read the section on Small-for-Gestational-Age Rate in the Canadian Perinatal Health Report, 2008 Edition available on the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) Web Site - accessed August 8, 2011.
- Public Health Agency of Canada (2008). Canadian Perinatal Health Report, 2008 edition. http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/2008/cphr-rspc/pdf/cphr-rspc08-eng.pdf. Accessed August 8, 2011.(View)
- Heaman M, Kingston D, Helewa M, Brownell M, Derksen S, Bogdanovic B, McGowan K, Bailly A. Perinatal Services and Outcomes in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2012. [Report] [Summary] [Updates and Errata] (View)
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