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delivery

1. Sport
a. the act or manner of bowling or throwing a ball
b. the ball so delivered
2. Law an actual or symbolic handing over of property, a deed, etc.
3. Engineering the discharge rate of a compressor or pump
4. (in South Africa) the supply of basic services to communities deprived under apartheid
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The outcome variables studiedwere premature delivery (prematurity defined as gestational age at birth <37 weeks assessed by Capurro methodology), opportunistic infections during pregnancy, STI during pregnancy (including history of HPV/cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, syphilis), induced abortion, spontaneous abortion, birth weight (z-scored for age and sex, based on WHO, 2006 charts), elective cesarean section/vaginal delivery, premature amniorhexis, stillbirth, CD4 cell count and HIV viral load close to delivery, cesareansection wound infection, and HIV-infection of the babies.
There is evaporation of organic compounds in the category of motor gasoline, which will cause physiological damage, including damage to the human central nervous system, nose, throat and eye irritation, genetic mutation, premature delivery and etc.
The court said the accused woman did not go to hospital despite clear signs of premature delivery. Even after the baby was born, she had done nothing to ensure its survival, it added.
This study did not examine birth outcomes, but prompted the researchers to wonder if this rapid biological aging could put a woman at greater risk of premature delivery, gestational hypertension, preeclampsia, and other problems.
Infections during pregnancy could also lead to miscarriage, still birth, premature delivery or life threatening infection of the newborn.
"Expert group set up to investigate the circumstances and protocols followed regarding premature delivery (23 weeks/5 months) of twins and declaration of their death at Max Hospital, Shalimar Bagh is working swiftly towards concluding their detailed investigations," the Max Hospital authorities said.
The principal said that children with different complications and ailments arising out of premature delivery, being underweight, jaundice, pneumonia, infectious diseases and encephalitis were admitted to the hospital, mostly in a very serious condition.
A NEW method of plotting the growth of twins in the womb, developed in the UK, could save thousands of babies from premature delivery or death.
Only "premature delivery" was written as the cause in 35.2% of these records.
The test can help physicians identify as early as 19 weeks of gestation which women are at increased risk for premature delivery, enabling more informed clinical decisions based on each woman's individual risk.
Population Minister said babies born before time are mentally and physically weak due to which they face problems.She said health of mother is also affected due to repeated pregnancy which sometimes results in premature delivery.