antenatal


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Synonyms for antenatal

occurring or existing before birth

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The first of the series of antenatal classes was held at the hospital last week and was attended by 30 participants.
In current obstetric practice, the use of antenatal corticosteroids in women delivered after 34 weeks of gestation for an obstetric indication still remains controversial.
Sufficient antenatal care (ANC) and skilled obstetric help during delivery are essential strategies that considerably decreases maternal mortality and morbidity rate (2).
Several departments of the World Health Organization collaborated on this guide to the routine antenatal care of pregnant women and adolescent girls, as a complement to the Organization's existing guidelines on managing specific pregnancy-related complications.
In this cohort, 15 per cent of the pregnant women were not exposed to antenatal corticosteroids.
The women view antenatal visits as a source of knowledge, information and clinical expertise and they generally appreciate the tests and advice they are offered.
All staff and patients acted calmly and for a short period people were evacuated from the antenatal area as a precaution.
In women at risk of preterm delivery, antenatal corticosteroids given between 1 and 7 days before birth reduce infant mortality by an estimated 31%, respiratory distress syndrome by 34%, intraventricular hemorrhage by 46%, and necrotizing enterocolitis by 54%.
Offer antenatal corticosteroids to: 1) all women at high risk for late preterm delivery, or 2) women scheduled for a cesarean delivery for an obstetric indication between 34 0/7 and 36 6/7 weeks of gestation, or 3) women at high risk for late preterm delivery whose newborns are most likely to benefit from treatment, those women at 34 0/7 to 35 6/7 weeks of gestation.
Objective: To find out the effect of grand multiparity on maternal outcome in absence of adequate antenatal care.
UKPRwire, Wed Feb 22 2017] India must double antenatal visits by health workersaccording to a new World Health Organization (WHO) guidelineto pregnant women to reduce the risk of stillbirths and pregnancy complications.