antepartum


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Synonyms for antepartum

occurring or existing before birth

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But we have to be careful about these: preterm birth, antepartum bleeding, placenta previa.
Investigators reported no differences in other secondary maternal outcomes: instrumental vaginal birth (10 trials, 5121 women); pain relief (8 trials, 3475 women); postpartum hemorrhage (2 trials, 1822 women); serious maternal morbidity or death (3 trials, 1740 women); umbilical cord prolapse (2 trials, 1615 women); and cesarean section for fetal distress, prolonged labor, or antepartum hemorrhage (1 RCT, 690 women).
The objective of the current study was to assess changes in the use and timing of antepartum indicated cesareans and other categories of cesarean in Oregon before and after the implementation of Oregon's hard stop policy, using various methods to control for secular trends in elective early delivery before and after the hard stop policy.
A dosing schedule for women who receive steroids in the antepartum period is also discussed.
Antepartum maternal symptoms include lower abdominal pain, constipation, urinary retention, and increased urinary frequency [1].
The aim of this study was to examine trends in late foetal death (including antepartum and intrapartum) by multiple births, birth weight, and maternal age in two time periods.
Antepartum and intrapartum fetal testing and fetal monitoring help to detect fetal distress.
Indeed, maternal antepartum depression may best be thought of as an adverse environmental factor that exacerbates the impact of any underlying genetic vulnerability to severe mental disorder that may be present in the offspring, she said at the annual congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology.
To our best of knowledge, only few studies have reported maternal mortality and morbidity among obstetric patients in Turkey (2, 5); there is no recent report on the comparison of antepartum and post-partum reasons requiring admission to obstetric intensive care and the outcomes of obstetric intensive care in Turkey.
In an effort to investigate the feasibility of establishing an inpatient prenatal yoga program, the researchers recruited 40 women with anticipated admission to the antepartum service for at least 72 hours and who received medical clearance from their primary obstetrician.
This precludes use of culture for intrapartum GBS screening, and it is typically performed during prenatal or antepartum screening at 35 to 37 weeks gestation.
Planned pregnancy [odds ratio (OR=2.02)] and vaginal delivery (OR=0.3) were found as the most important factors in early initiation, whereas antepartum breastfeeding education (OR=7.17) was the most important factor for exclusive breastfeeding duration in the logistic analysis.
The patients with an antepartum diagnosis of placenta previa with previous cesarean section should be considered at high risk of developing placenta accreta8.
Maternal antenatal conditions such as pregnancy induced hypertension, antepartum haemorrhage, and abruption of the placenta were recorded.
Risk factors found in preceding pregnancies were mainly fetal growth restriction/low birth weight neonates (50%), pregnancy induced hypertension or pre-eclampsia (32.94%), preterm delivery (24.71%) and antepartum hemorrhage (30.59%).