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Synonyms for expectant

Synonyms for expectant

having or marked by expectation

carrying a developing fetus within the uterus

Synonyms for expectant

marked by eager anticipation

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in an advanced stage of pregnancy

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Planned early birth versus expectant management (waiting) for prelabour rupture of membranes at term (37 weeks or more).
They couldn't say how many expectant mothers, out of 3,800 a year, drink more than four units per week.
In addition, meditation helps expectant mothers to relax and be more focused while calming the mind and body.
HDI Executive Director Harold Kleinert says, "This is an incredibly exciting development for new and expectant parents and medical professionals who are learning about a prenatal or postnatal diagnosis of Down syndrome.
76% of expectant parents have no gender preference for the child.
Expectant mothers subject to a long stay in hospital will be given the vaccination in the maternity unit.
Expectant mothers can apply for the grant from the 25th week of their pregnancy, after receiving health advice from a health care professional.
Clomifene citrate or unstimulated intrauterine insemination compared with expectant management for unexplained infertility: pragmatic randomised controlled trial.
Expectant parents will receive four photographs to treasure, plus a CD Rom of images, at around pounds 50.
Many expectant parents are eager to see the new hospital, and the tours offer important information about their birth experience, the hospital said in a news release Expectant families will see the labor, delivery and recovery rooms as well as the new Mom/Baby Unit, all located on the fifth floor.
said Thursday it will begin distributing maternity tags to expectant mothers from Friday, allowing them to receive preferential service, especially when boarding or getting off a plane.
Updated National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines stress expectant management--surveillance only with no other treatment--for low- and intermediate-risk prostate cancer.
The NCCN prostate cancer guidelines now recommend that men with low-risk prostate cancer (stage Tl-T2a, Gleason score 2-6, and prostate-specific antigen [PSA] levels less than 10 ng/mL) consider expectant management, regardless of whether their life expectancy is more or less than 10 years.
Expectant moms, even when they're the picture of health, sometimes can use a little help getting around.
THE volunteers who have been through breast feeding with their own children are offering support and guidance to expectant new mums.