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A pregnant woman who has had one or more previous pregnancies.

[New Latin : multi-, multi- + gravida, feminine of gravidus, pregnant; see gravid.]


(Medicine) a woman who is pregnant for at least the third time. Compare multipara
[C20: New Latin; see multi-, gravid]
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It was seen that CHD and AHD both were more common in multigravida, which was similar to the study by Avila et al, (6) but differed from the study by Siu et al.
Success rate was seen more in multigravida, being 71.
Studies by Aslam et al8 and Sahoo et al17 also documented increased incidence of perinatal asphyxia in primigravida as compared to multigravida similar to our finding.
20 In current study majority of the patient having anti HCV antibodies were found to be multigravida and these findings are similar to the studies conducted by Awan et al and Ali et al.
A newborn baby boy delivered through elective cesarean section at 38 weeks of gestation to a multigravida mother with normal APGAR, was noted to have a circular area of absent skin on parieto-occipital region of scalp measuring 2.
Multigravida and multiparous women are more likely to develop GDM compared to primigravida and nulliparous women; however, after adjusting for age, prepregnancy BMI, and other confounders, the excess risk disappears.
Demographic variables were; age, parity in terms of primi and multigravida, antenatal care received or not and research variable was maternal outcome in terms of discharged alive or expired.
For the analysis purposes, the gravidity was divided into primigravida, multigravida and grandmultigravida (more than 5 pregancies) and age of initiation of smokeless tobacco was divided into (i) less than 10 years, (ii) 11-29 years (iii) 30-40 years.
About 63% of them were multigravida and about 37% were primigravida (Figure 2).
Women in the obese group were older and multigravida compared to normal weight women.
This information especially offers an advantage for multigravida patients who have been previously sensitized with anti-D.
For this study, an unmatched case-control research method using secondary data from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) GENEVA--Genome Wide Association Study (GWAS) of VTE was used to test the interaction between SNP rs10380 (allele C) and multigravida (two or more pregnancies) as risk for the development of VTE among women aged 18-80+ residing in the Midwestern United States.