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n. pl. pri·mip·a·ras or pri·mip·a·rae (-ə-rē′)
2. A woman who has given birth to only one child.

[Latin prīmipara, one who has given birth for the first time : prīmus, first; see per in Indo-European roots + -para, -para.]
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n, pl -ras or -rae (-ˌriː)
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) obstetrics a woman who has borne only one child. Also written: Para I
[C19: from Latin, from prīmus first + parere to bring forth]
primiparity n
priˈmiparous adj
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(praɪˈmɪp ər ə)

n., pl. -a•ras, -a•rae (-əˌri)
a woman who has borne only one child or who is to give birth for the first time.
[1835–45; < Latin prīmipara=prīmi-, comb. form of prīmus first (see prime) + -para, feminine of -parus -parous]
pri•mip′a•rous, adj.
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a woman who has given birth to one child or who is giving birth for the first time. — primiparity, n.primiparous, adj.
See also: Birth
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.primipara - (obstetrics) woman who has been delivered of a child for the first time
midwifery, obstetrics, tocology, OB - the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
female parent, mother - a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother); "the mother of three children"
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As mentioned in the literature, because the birth type, parity, and maternal age might affect the postpartum comfort and breastfeeding, groups were homogenized by their ages and the birth type, and the study was conducted with only primipara mothers (11, 17-19).
Primipara with Acute Uterine Inversion with Neurogenic Shock.
GDM patients were more obese, more likely to have higher blood pressure and family history of DM, and more likely to be primipara.{Table 1}
Characteristics Categories Frequency Percentage (%) Parity Primipara 167 47.6 Multipara 160 45.6 Grand multipara 24 6.8 ANC visit Yes 300 85.5 No 51 14.5 Nutrition Yes 149 49.7 advice during No 151 50.3 ANC Place of Home 96 27.4 delivery Health center 190 54.3 Hospital 64 18.3 PNC visit Yes 80 22.8 No 271 77.2 Immunization Yes 305 86.9 No 46 13.1 Weaning advice Yes 219 62.4 No 132 37.6 TABLE 3: Weaning related findings in Feres Bet Town, Amhara, Ethiopia, 2016.
Although the gestational age was higher in the non-DIC group, no differences were observed in other variables, namely, maternal age, primipara rate, cesarean delivery rate, proportion of patients with primary PPH, proportion of patients transferred from other hospitals, time to UAE, procedure time of UAE, and presence or absence of extravasation.
Status of parity among 93 multigravid patients was analyzed as; n=31 (20%) patients were primipara and n=62(40%) patients were multipara.
Regarding parity 25 (50%) patients were multipara, 9 (18%) grand multipara, 6 (12%) primipara, 5 (10%) great grand multipara and 5 (10%) nullipara.
Maior adequacao de todos os componentes foi observada em mulheres residentes nas regioes Sul, Sudeste e Centro-Oeste, com idade superior a 20 anos, de cor da pele branca, com mais anos de estudo, de classe economica mais elevada, com trabalho remunerado, atendidas em servicos privados, que residiam com companheiro e eram primiparas. Os unicos componentes que nao mostraram associacao significativa foram a realizacao de exames segundo a situacao conjugal e o recebimento de orientacoes segundo numero de partos anteriores e situacao conjugal.
(2007) who found that bowel problems were most commonly reported among primiparas with an assisted vaginal birth (64%), whereas multiparas reported no significant differences by method of delivery.