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The infant is usually large for gestational age. Other symptoms may include:
An ultrasound performed on the mother in the last few months of pregnancy shows that the baby is large for gestational age.
Lung maturity testing may be performed on the amniotic fluid if delivery is being considered more than a week before the due date.
After birth, tests may show that the infant has low blood sugar and low blood calcium. An echocardiogram may show an abnormally large heart, which can lead to heart failure.
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