Babies Around the World Born at Similar Sizes

Tools

By Alabama News Network

A new study finds newborns around the world are surprisingly similar in size as long as they are born to mothers who are healthy, educated and who had good prenatal care.

University of Oxford researchers monitored 60-thousand pregnancies worldwide.

They found poor nutrition and health, not race or ethnicity, cause most of the disparities in newborn size.

 



This content requires the latest Adobe Flash Player and a browser with JavaScript enabled. Click here for a free download of the latest Adobe Flash Player.

Poll

Should Alabama Allow TV Cameras in Courtrooms?

  • Yes
  • No

What's onFull Schedule

Hot Video From AP

AP Video