parturition


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parturition

[‚pär·chə′rish·ən]
(medicine)
The process of giving birth.
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Blood samples were obtained from the coccygeal vessel at 0900 h on d -21, -14, -7, 7, 14, 21, and 28 relative to parturition, and immediately after parturition.
In general, the DMY increased with the number of parturitions, except in High B.t.taurus and Indigenous zebus by Guzerat.
Statistical evaluation of the first ovulation periods after parturition in the control, pre-breeding and post-breeding treatment groups was performed using the "One-way ANOVA test" and the "Duncan test".
30 sows of the commercial lineage (Topigs[R] -Landrace x Large White) of first, second and third parturition were utilized, with an average weight of 252,3[+ or -]5,7 kg, 280,8[+ or -]9,5 kg and 324,5[+ or -]4,8 kg, respectively.
Although infective reproductive pathologies are rarely encountered in ewes (Ovis aries) [5, 9], following parturition, the genital canal (GC) becomes contaminated with bacteria in 80100% of animals at early postpartum period [15, 29].
Changes in contents of some macro- and microelements in goat's colostrum within the first 72 hours after parturition. Small Rum.
According to the patient, she had gestational amenorrhea since August 2015 and 2 weeks prior to parturition, she developed progressive shortness of breath initially on exertion and later on at rest on starting of her labour pains, she was referred to the gynaecology ward where she was managed with an emergency c-section.
Ultrasonography is helpful in identifying disruption of the body wall, hematoma formation, herniation of intestine, but the extent of the damage may not be clearly defined until after parturition, when most of the edema is resolved.
Body weight of the mother during calving is also a factor that influences the occurrence of any difficulties during parturition. In contrast, the birth weight of calves is a parameter that significantly affects their survival and later development.
For women to have a positive experience, (4) participation is recommended from nurses trained and experts in obstetrics during parturition care, (5) given that this favors the naturalness of the event and diminishes rates of caesareans and complications.
Pigs in the treatment group were exposed to AS sounds (approximately 70 decibels) for about 8 minutes every 35 minutes over a 24-hour period for 21 days from the period after parturition to weaning.