multiparity


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to multiparity: nulliparity, placenta previa

mul·tip·a·rous

 (mŭl-tĭp′ər-əs)
adj.
1. Having given birth two or more times.
2. Giving birth to more than one offspring at a time.

mul′ti·par′i·ty (mŭl′tĭ-păr′ĭ-tē) n.

multiparity

the condition or process of producing more than one offspring at one birth. — multiparous, adj.
See also: Birth
Translations

mul·ti·par·i·ty

n. multiparidad.
1. condición de una mujer que ha tenido más de un parto logrado;
2. parto múltiple.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Placentra Previa correlation with caesarean sections, multiparity and smoking.
The reason could be due to the fact that many women within this age group are likely to have had many children before the present pregnancy and it has been reported that multiparity is a risk factor for acquiring bacteriuria in pregnancy.
Using low-intervention techniques is a priority, even when many Amish women have grand multiparity or present with other risk factors.
Risk factors can be categorised under unprotected and early sex, poor socioeconomic status, early reproductive cycles and multiparity, HPV infection, co-infections, hormonal altered immune system, smoking and low education level etc.
During pregnancy, blood loss mainly occurs due to antepartum hemorrhage such as placenta previa, placental abruption, and vasa previa which may be the result of chronic hypertension, multiparity, multiple gestations, older age, and previous CS.
Objective: To find out the effect of grand multiparity on maternal outcome in absence of adequate antenatal care.
Although the exact etiology of SH is uncertain, various predisposing factors including collagen disorders, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, constipation, aging, obesity, rapid weight loss, multiparity, trauma, as cites and previous surgery have been reported.
14) A study carried out in Iran identified a positive family history of diabetes and GDM, multiparity, older age, obesity, infertility, chronic hypertension, and stillbirth and abortions as major risk factors.
Other predictive factors were postmenopausal bleeding, recurrent AGC diagnoses, HIV infection, the presence of sexually transmitted pathogens, multiparity, hormonal contraception, absence of the TZ and suspicion of carcinoma on macroscopic assessment of the cervix.
Currently known co-factors associated with cervical cancer development are cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption, micro nutrients deficiency in fruits and vegetables, prolonged use of oral contraception, multiparity, uncircumcised male partner, low socioeconomic status (SES), infection with HIV/AIDS or other STIs including herpes simplex and Chlamydia trachomatis.