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antenatal

[¦an·te¦nād·əl]
(medicine)
Occurring or existing before birth.
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Determinants of utilization of antenatal care services in rural Lucknow, India.
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.
A single repeat course of antenatal corticosteroids should be considered in women who are less than 34 0/7 weeks of gestation who have an imminent risk of preterm delivery within the next 7 days and whose prior course of antenatal corticosteroids was administered more than 14 days previously.
Regarding antenatal complications 6(12%) patients had anemia, 2(4%) had pregnancy induced hypertension, 4(8%) had pre-eclampsia, 2(4%) had eclampsia and 36(72%) didn't had complications.
Phase I and III delays, in particular lack of knowledge of the problem (40%), inadequate antenatal care (37%), delay in patient admission, referral and treatment (37%) and substandard care (36%), were the most common factors in the study population.
In exploring the history and practice of antenatal care, this article uses both positivist and feminist research perspectives to demonstrate the benefits and issues facing this service.
It is hoped the antenatal education telehealth service will give expectant parents peace of mind to know they can access information to help them prepare for parenthood from even the most remote locations," Dr Hames said.
When talking about the new service offered by the company, the spokesperson said that, “We recognise the importance of good antenatal care to a woman's health.
Deb Wood, safe care lead for antenatal assessment services, said: "We're immensely grateful for the new machines.
This study was designed to assess effects of antenatal multiple micronutrient vs iron-folic acid supplementation on 6-month infant mortality and adverse birth outcomes.