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n. pl. mul·tip·a·ras also mul·tip·a·rae (-rē)
A woman who has given birth two or more times.


n, pl -rae (-ˌriː)
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) a woman who has given birth to more than one viable fetus or living child. Compare multigravida
[C19: New Latin, feminine of multiparus multiparous]


(mʌlˈtɪp ər ə)

n., pl. -a•ras, -a•rae (-əˌri)
a woman who has borne two or more children or is parturient for the second time.
[1870–75; n. use of feminine of New Latin multiparus multiparous]
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Ekstrom A, Widstrom AM & Nissen E (2003) Duration of breastfeeding in Swedish primiparas and multiparas women.
Univariate analysis found that more nulliparas underwent episiotomy than multiparas (OR 7.
When you are doing a preeclampsia study like this, the clinical diagnosis in multiparas has a high degree of uncertainty.
It occurs more in multiparas than in primigravidas.
La leche se obtuvo de 8 bufalas multiparas de razas Murrah y mestizas Murrah x Mediterranea, alimentadas con pasturas naturales, mayoritariamente por especies como Andropogon lateralis, A.
Na G1, o rebanho era composto por vacas da raca Holandesa, multiparas, com aproximadamente 160 animais em lactacao, peso medio de 650 kg e producao media por animal, de 29,5 kg de leite [vaca.
women with multiple pregnancies, polyhydramnios, grand multiparas and previous PPH that required blood transfusion.
Kirby (2004) noted that nulliparas are 10% more likely to be induced with a 40-week pregnancy and are 37% more likely to be induced with a prolonged pregnancy than multiparas of the same gestational status.
The majority of the women were white (72%), married (72%), multiparas (65%) and with a mean of 14.
Patients with shorter labors (that is, all multiparas and older black primiparas) were significantly less likely to utilize RA in labor.
The increased risk of pre-term birth (before 37 weeks) is of most concern, with estimated elevated risks of nearly 40% for first-time mothers and nearly 80% for multiparas.