antepartum

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Adj.1.antepartum - occurring or existing before birthantepartum - occurring or existing before birth; "the prenatal period"; "antenatal care"
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Antepartal and intrapartal fetal monitoring (3rd ed.
Only 18-25 % quit smoking before the first antepartal visit, another 12% will quit later in pregnancy.
The importance of all nurses who come in contact with the new mother, to include antepartal, labor and delivery, nursery, and post partum to support and assist the new mother in nursing her baby.