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antenatal

[¦an·te¦nād·əl]
(medicine)
Occurring or existing before birth.
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Shashiraj Eswarappa, consultant, Internal Medicine and Medical Superintendent at KOH, said, 'We are extremely delighted to start the antenatal classes for expectant mothers.
There is no concensus about the use of antenatal steroids in the pregnant women who have preterm risk at 34-37 week of gestation.
2-5 The assessment of smoking status, advice and support for smoking cessation are critical part of antenatal care.
A survey of 6,882 Nigerian women established that 26% had received antenatal care and only 13% delivered at institution with skilled birth attendants while 86% gave birth at home under unskilled care (7).
Findings Related to the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Program (STP) on PIH and its Management and Birth Preparedness among Antenatal Mothers with PIH
In the study, antenatal corticosteroid treatment was also associated with a lower risk of severe neonatal morbidity such as bleedings in the brain.
To look into the pattern of antenatal care and patient preferences in antenatal contacts.
The antenatal unit at the University Hospital of Wales was evacuated yesterday due to a suspicious package being found
Our findings challenge current thinking about the optimal timing" of antenatal corticosteroids and encourage "a more proactive management of women at risk for imminent preterm birth, which may help reduce infant mortality and severe neonatal brain injury," the investigators said.
Antenatal corticosteroid treatment prior to preterm birth is the most important pharmacologic intervention available to obstetricians to improve newborn health.
Mothers were assessed for antenatal and obstetrical complications, mode of delivery and post-partum complications.