primigravida

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pri·mi·grav·i·da

 (prī′mə-grăv′ĭ-də)
n. pl. pri·mi·grav·i·dae (-dē′, -dī′)
A woman who is pregnant for the first time. Also called primipara.

[New Latin : Latin prīmus, first; see per in Indo-European roots + gravida, pregnant woman (from feminine singular of gravidus, pregnant, from gravis, heavy; see gwerə- in Indo-European roots).]

primigravida

(ˌpraɪmɪˈɡrævɪdə)
n, pl -das or -dae (-ˌdiː)
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) obstetrics a woman who is pregnant for the first time
[C19: New Latin, from Latin prima first + gravida gravid (woman)]

primigravida

a woman who is pregnant for the first time.
See also: Birth
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.primigravida - (obstetrics) a woman who is pregnant for the first time
midwifery, obstetrics, tocology, OB - the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
gravida - a pregnant woman
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Rate of PPH was almost doubled than that of primigravidas (para 0) and multiparas (para 1-5).
In our study, more than half of the participants were primigravidas, which is consistent with studies by Shresta et al.
Labor induction increases the chances of Caesarean section especially in primigravidas as cervix fails to soften and open.
Recently there has been an increasing number of reports from high-income countries of spontaneous uterine rupture (UR) in term primigravidas.
More than a third were either primigravidas or multigravidas, while a quarter were secundigravidas.
Perineal massage reduced the incidence of episiotomy by 15% among primigravidas compared with controls (RR=0.
Primigravidas and women who do not report having had GDM in a previous pregnancy are selectively screened for GDM based on a list of risk factors.
Dasanayake and his colleagues compared the presence of oral bacteria during the third trimester and at delivery with pregnancy outcomes in 297 primigravidas.
Women at high risk are typically primigravidas who experience a prolonged and difficult labor and deliver larger than usual babies and women whose deliveries are characterized by cephalopelvic disproportion.
Se presenta con mayor frecuencia en pacientes primigravidas, embarazadas diabeticas, embarazo multiple, embarazo molar, eritroblastosis fetal, polidramnios, obesidad, macrosomia fetal, pacientes de bajo nivel socioeconomico y en gestantes con antecedentes familiares y personales de preeclampsia.