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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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LAS VEGAS -- Women with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome who became pregnant were more likely to experience antepartum hemorrhage, placenta previa, cervical incompetence, and preterm birth, according to a retrospective cohort study of national birth data.
Grand multi parity is assumed to be an individual reason behind raising unhealthy consequences for both of fetus and also mothers particularly diabetics, antepartum and postpartum bleeding, malpresentation, caesarean section, iron deficiency anaemia, and a high perinatal mortality rate.
"I had antepartum depression while pregnant with Oliver, to the point that I wanted to kill myself.
Amniotomy doesn't improve other maternal outcomes--instrumented vaginal birth; pain relief; postpartum hemorrhage; serious morbidity or death; umbilical cord prolapse; cesarean section for fetal distress, prolonged labor, antepartum hemorrhage--nor fetal outcomesserious neonatal morbidity or perinatal death; neonatal admission to intensive care; abnormal fetal heart rate tracing in first-stage labor; meconium aspiration; or fetal acidosis (SOR: A, large meta-analyses of RCTs and a single RCT with conflicting results).
Approximately 200 antepartum women with severe preeclampsia between 23 and 32 weeks gestation will be enrolled in the Phase 2b/3a study.
One of the goals of the hard stop policy was to prevent the elective scheduling of such procedures in the early-term period, thereby delaying the timing of antepartum indicated cesareans to full term (i.e., 39 weeks or beyond).
There were 4,471 cases of AMI (8.1 cases per 100,000 hospitalizations), with 20.6, 23.7, and 53.5 percent identified in the antepartum period, during labor and delivery, and in the postpartum period, respectively.
The space was renovated to include a new triage area, neonatal-intensive-care unit, birthing suites, ultrasound rooms, antepartum rooms for women with high-risk pregnancies, and a new milk lab.<br />"Meriter currently births more babies than any other birthing center in Wisconsin," said Jessica Kasten, regional marketing director for UnityPoint Health-Meriter.
In addition, heart failure rates during the antepartum period, or prior to delivery, increased by an average of 4.9 per cent per year, which can be attributed to the presence of high blood pressure, diabetes, or other risk factors or conditions the women had before becoming pregnant.
The use of antenatal steroids in mothers at risk of preterm delivery complicates management of hyperglycaemia in the immediate antepartum period and requires appropriate dosing adjustments of insulin therapy.
The SOGC guideline reportedly recommends universal antepartum screening for women at 35-37 weeks of gestation, along with intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis.