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Table 3 Pregnancy and childbirth characteristics (n = 25)

From: Complementary feeding practices and nutrient intakes of children aged 6–24 months from Bangladeshi background living in Tower Hamlets, East London: a feasibility study

CharacteristicMeanSD
Birthweight (g)3186.4724.4
Gestational age (weeks)35.810.9
 N%
Type of delivery
 Vaginal1774
 Caesarean626
 Not indicated28
Low birthweight*
 Yes416
 No2184
Pregnancy complications
 None1144
 Gestational diabetes624
 Preterm birth28
 Small for gestational age28
 Other832
  1. SD standard deviation
  2. *Definition criterion uses < 2500 g [48]
  3. Definition criterion uses birthweight < 10th centile [48]
  4. Individual cases include intra-uterine growth restriction (n = 1), hypothyroidism (n = 2), hypertension (n = 1), neonatal hypoglycaemia (n = 1), rubella non-immune (n = 1), no placental support post 7-month gestation (n = 1), and breech spontaneous vaginal delivery (n = 1)