Are babies getting bigger? An analysis of birthweight trends in New South Wales, 1990–2005

Ruth M Hadfield, Samantha J Lain, Judy M Simpson, Jane B Ford, Camille H Raynes-Greenow, Jonathan M Morris and Christine L Roberts
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 312-315.
  • Ruth M Hadfield1
  • Samantha J Lain1
  • Judy M Simpson2
  • Jane B Ford1
  • Camille H Raynes-Greenow1
  • Jonathan M Morris3
  • Christine L Roberts1

  • 1 Perinatal Research and Population Health, Kolling Institute of Medical Research, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
  • 2 School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
  • 3 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Northern Clinical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.



We thank the hospital staff who collect these data. Ruth Hadfield and Camille Raynes-Greenow are funded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Post-doctoral Training Research Fellowships. Jane Ford is supported by the Health Research and Outcomes Network and an NHMRC Capacity Building Grant in population health research. Christine Roberts is supported by an NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship.

Competing interests:

None identified.

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