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pre·na·tal

(prē-nā'tăl),
Preceding birth.
Synonym(s): antenatal
[pre- + L. natus, born]

antenatal

(ăn′tē-nāt′l)
adj.
Occurring before birth; prenatal: antenatal diagnostic procedures.

an′te·na′tal·ly adv.

antenatal

See prenatal.

antenatal

adjective Referring to the period between conception and birth.

pre·na·tal

(prē-nā'tăl)
Preceding birth.
Synonym(s): antenatal.
[pre- + L. natus, born]

antenatal

Before birth. Prenatal.

antenatal

before parturition. Called also prenatal, antepartal.
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During December 2008 and January 2009 Sands surveyed 270 parents who had lost a baby, asking them key questions about their experience of antenatal and neonatal care, the impact their babies deaths had had on their mental and physical health, relationships, careers and incomes.
Antenatal care is an important intervention for the wellbeing of the pregnant mother and the expected infant, especially in regions where maternal and infant mortality rates are high.
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