Abstract:Aims & Objectives:
The aim of present study to find out the effects of parity and gestational age on Anthropometric measurements of newborn in western Rajasthan, India.
Methods: The Study carried was carried out on 1019 mothers and their newborn at Umaid Hospital, Dr. Sampurnanand Medical College Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Maternal Parity included primi and multi para mothers. Gestational period included preterm, term and post term deliveries. Anthropometric measurements of newborn included the weight, length, head, mid arm, chest, thigh, calf circumferences and skin fold thickness of neonates.