first trimester


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time period extending from the first day of the last menstrual period through 12 weeks of gestation

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1) While I believe that the small percentage of abortions that occur after the first trimester can cause legitimate and complex moral dilemmas for even the most ardent pro-choice supporters, we cannot ignore the women who have these abortions.
Maternal exposure to death or serious illness in a close relative during the first trimester raised the risk of schizophrenia, with a relative risk of 1.
Fetal nuchal translucency: ultrasound screening for chromosomal defects in first trimester of pregnancy.
Women who do choose to drink after the first trimester should have no more than one to two units of alcohol once or twice a week and should not get drunk, it said.
CONCLUSIONS: Fetal lead exposure has an adverse effect on neurodevelopment, with an effect that may be most pronounced during the first trimester and best captured by measuring lead in either maternal plasma or whole blood.
The odds of breast-feeding were elevated for women having a first birth; those who had, or whose baby's father had, more than a high school education; and those who had visited a physician during the first trimester of pregnancy.
3-fold increased risk for cardiac septal system defects among infants born to mothers who used NSAIDs during the first trimester, Dr.
A review of the records of 29,507 infants in Tennessee showed that 209 babies had been exposed to ACE inhibitors during the first trimester in the womb.
The normal space between the spine and the overlying skin at the back of the fetal neck during the first trimester is referred to as the NT (Figure 1).
The conference will focus on a new Down syndrome screening test which combines a blood test and an ultrasound exam that can identify over 90% of cases in the first trimester of pregnancy.
Performed during the first trimester, the test is designed to locate for analysis the same chemicals that the triple marker screen - taken during the 15th to 20th week - will detect.
But abortions after the first trimester, and any dilation and extraction procedures, may expose them to jeopardy.
An elective abortion, which is chosen by the woman, must take place either in the first trimester (within twelve weeks of pregnancy) or in the second trimester (twenty-four weeks).
These two reagents can be used to improve the efficacy of assessment of fetal anomalies within the first trimester of pregnancy.
The new study describes findings that could lead to a non-invasive test that would let expecting mothers know the sex of their baby as early as the first trimester.
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