Feb 9, 2021
Developing India-specific pregnancy dating model from Garbhini cohort
Ashley Xavier , Himanshu Sinha , Nikhita Damaraju
The duration of gestation of pregnancy is the period between the date of conception and date of delivery, which is about 40 weeks of gestation. Estimating gestational age is crucial for accurate prediction of the date of delivery and classifying it as term or preterm, a birth occurring before 37 weeks of gestation. Preterm birth is one of the leading causes of complications for the newborn that can lead to its death.

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