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Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR)

Data Item category

Maternal Morbidity - gestational

Collections containing the item

Data definitions

S/T Perinatal Data Collections:
VIC: A birth weight below the 10th percentile according to gestational age for infants born in the community concerned. It is verified with an US confirming evidence of asymmetrical growth ± oligohydramnios or abnormal umbilical artery Doppler flow study. OTHER S/Ts: No definition specified.
NSW Perinatal Mortality Committee: Was weight less than 10th percentile, if so was there serial U/S evidence of fetal growth restriction? ACT PMC: Was there fetal growth restriction - no, yes idiopathic, yes placental pathology, yes other, unknown.

Additional information

QLD, WA, TAS, ACT collect "other complications of pregnancy" as a free text field which may capture IUGR. NSW and ACT PMC provide table defining fetal growth restriction (less than 10th percentile for gestation) for boys and girls. Tas PDC collects this information in Obstetrix Tas, a statewide Electronic Perinatal Database that is used in public maternity and publically contracted private hospitals throughout Tasmania.

Related items

Antenatal - Suspected IUGR

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