This information especially offers an advantage for multigravida
patients who have been previously sensitized with anti-D.
6) with a range of 1 - 6; 13 (23%) were primigravida, 32 (57%) were multigravida
, and 11 (20%) were grand multigravida
(gravida 5 and 6).
clients, three (n = 3/8) were grand multi-gravidas with 6, 8 and 11 pregnancies, respectively.
0 Contributing Multigravida
(> 4 pregnancies) 44 40.
In total, 70% of the women were multigravida
, 69% were white, 18% Hispanic, 9% black, and 5% Asian; 91% of the women delivered full term.
4 Gravidity Nulligravida 8 (15) Reference Multigravida
47 (85) 140.
The incidence of malaria in pregnancy was found to be more in primigravida and second gravida (18/25) as compared to multigravida
Table 1: Booking and Birthing Numbers at Warkworth Birthing Centre Table One 2005 2006 2007 2008 Normal birth 178 154 161 162 Primigravida 59 43 45 58 Multigravida
119 111 116 104 Transfer in Labour 18 20 20 22 Postnatal only 180 234 268 281 % of booked women who 91% 89% 89% 88% gave birth normally
Following Panchal, Arria, and Labhsetwar (2001), we constructed measures of comorbidities related to obstetrical patients (maternal infection, maternal diabetes, maternal obesity, fetal problems affecting mother, grand multiparity, elderly primagravida or multigravida
, abnormal fetal heart rate or rhythm, uterine rupture, obstructed labor, long labor, umbilical cord complication, other maternal complications, and insufficient prenatal care) that might affect the need for anesthesia or risk of complication.
This article reports an unusual case of a multigravida
with systemic lupus erythematosus and AIH who succumbed to Nocardia sepsis.
Even though extensive discussion occurred throughout the course on the value of family in the Mexican American culture, only 4 percent of the students used this knowledge to relate the multigravida
and infertility status of the couple to their desire for a baby, despite their lack of financial resources and the potential for a chronically ill child.
Intrapartum events assessed included maternal transfer, presentation at delivery, onset of labor (spontaneous or induced), type of analgesia, location of delivery (labor and delivery at the hospital or the attached family birthing center), the length of the first stage of labor (prolonged latent phase labor > 20 hours in nulligravida and > 14 hours in multigravida
, prolonged active phase labor of < 1.