FGR full form

Meaning : Fetal growth restriction

Category : Medical
Sub Category : Condition

What does FGR mean or stand for ?

In some cases the unborn fetus does not grow sufficiently and is much smaller than a regular size unborn child.The main difference for FGR is insufficient nutrients and oxygen supply by the placenta to the fetus.Other reasons include alcohol,smoking or drug abuse by the mother during the gestation period,which could cause harm.