TABLE 1

Characteristics of Newborns and Their Mothers (N = 29)

Characteristicn (%)
Feeding
 Breast milk22 (75.9)
 Formula only5 (17.2)
 Combination2 (6.9)
Mother’s first child
 Yes18 (62.1)
 No11 (37.9)
Age at fall, h of life
 24–4817 (58.6)
 <247 (24.1)
 >485 (17.2)
Delivery type
 Vaginal17 (58.6)
 Cesarean12 (41.4)
Mother’s race and/or ethnicitya
 White18 (62.1)
 African American9 (31.0)
 Asian American1 (3.4)
 Hispanic1 (3.4)
Mother’s age, y
 25–3413 (44.8)
 <2512 (41.4)
 ≥354 (13.8)
Gestational age, wkb
 Term28 (96.5)
 Late preterm1 (3.4)
Sex
 Male16 (55.2)
 Female13 (44.8)
Birth weight percentilec
 AGA25 (86.2)
 SGA2 (6.9)
 LGA2 (6.9)
  • AGA, appropriate for gestational age; LGA, large for gestational age; SGA, small for gestational age.

  • a As reported in the medical record.

  • b Term is ≥37 wk; late preterm is 35–37 wk.

  • c By using Fenton growth charts. AGA is defined as birth weight in the 10th to 90th percentile for gestational age, SGA is <10th percentile, and LGA >90th percentile.