A new customized fetal growth standard for African American women: the PRB/NICHD Detroit study

Tarca AL1Romero R2Gudicha DW3Erez O4Hernandez-Andrade E4Yeo L4Bhatti G3Pacora P4Maymon E4Hassan SS5.

The assessment of fetal growth disorders requires a standard. Current nomograms for the assessment of fetal growth in African American women have been derived either from neonatal (rather than fetal) biometry data or have not been customized for maternal ethnicity, weight, height, and parity and fetal sex.