antepartum


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antepartum

[‚an·tē′pard·əm]
(medicine)
Pertaining to the period before delivery or birth.
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Women with EDS also had AORs of 1.8 for antepartum hemorrhage (2.8% versus 1.6%; 95% Cl, 1.2-2.7; P less than .01).
We were primarily interested in timing of cesarean delivery among women with antepartum indications for cesarean, but where early-term timing of delivery was not specifically indicated, as such deliveries were a primary target of the policy.
Antepartum and intra-partum insulin management of type 1 and type 2 diabetic women: Impact on clinically significant neonatal hypoglycemia.
High level of suspicion of incarceration of the uterus is very important to avoid major complications during the antepartum and the intrapartum stages [13].
More than half were antepartum stillbirths, there was an increase (p < 0.001) between the 2 time periods.
Sample size was not calculated by scientific method but all patients admitted in labour ward who were between 37-42 weeks of gestation and cephalic presentation with any risk factor like pre-labour rupture of membranes, decreased fetal movements, antepartum hemorrhage, hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, gestational diabetes, postdate pregnancy and bad obstetrical history were included in the study.
Her study examined the relationship between maternal antepartum depression and the cumulative lifetime incidence of mood disorders in the offspring cohort aged 43 years.
The medical records of all obstetric patients admitted to an 18-bed mixed-type ICU of a 2,000 bed tertiary university hospital (annual number of approximately 3,500 births) between 1 January 2006 and 31 June 2014 either antepartum or in the immediate puerperium period (up to a week postpartum) for more than 24 h were retrospectively reviewed.
Of the 14 nurses who completed questionnaires, all viewed yoga as beneficial to their patients, none found it disruptive to providing patient care, and all indicated they would recommend an inpatient prenatal yoga program to other hospitals with an antepartum service.
(13) A summary of studies assessing NAAT's performance at antepartum or intrapartum, with antepartum enriched broth enriched culture as the reference, shows mixed results, but mostly supports the conclusion that NAAT sensitivity is significantly improved with broth enrichment culture.
Low education levels of mother and father, not receiving antepartum BF education, random BF, rare BF at night, nipple problems, bottle/pacifier use, and lack of social support were found as variables associated with early cessation of BF.
Cesarean section was done for the women with major degree placenta previa or minor degree placenta previa with antepartum hemorrhage and obstetric indication.