NumberRecommendation
14The risk of neonatal morbidity and mortality is higher with ‘small for gestational age’ babies. However, the effect of planned CS in improving these outcomes remains uncertain and therefore CS should not routinely be offered outside a research context. [C] [2004]

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Caesarean Section.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 132.
National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health (UK).
London: RCOG Press; 2011 Nov.
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