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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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It was acknowledged, however, for the purposes of this study that this process can begin antenatally.
Case HDC05HDC18619 is complex, concerning the care a woman received from a midwife antenatally and during the birth of her baby who was stillborn.
Although less research has been published to date on the ASI and parenting, two emerging lines of enquiry have shown a link, first, in showing that insecure attachment style antenatally relates to poorer mother-baby interactions at six months, also compounded by poor emotional support from partner (Gunning et al, 2004; Bifulco et al, 2006a), and second, in relation to the mother's insecure attachment style and history of parenting her adolescent offspring.
One in every 600 to 700 children in the UK will be born with a cleft lip and/or palate and 40% of babies with cleft lips will be diagnosed antenatally by an ultrasound.
4,6) Women who were transfused antenatally and those women with a placenta previa had an increased risk of PPH.
If all expectant mothers were tested antenatally (before giving birth) then this situation could be avoided.
Upon evaluation of these findings, I concluded this simply means that the ischemia could have taken place antenatally or perinatally.
Screening and diagnosis of abnormal Hb and thalassemia may need to be undertaken antenatally, neonatally, and in certain hematologic situations.
Two cases had soft-tissue masses, of which one had Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome and the other a facial teratoma, both diagnosed antenatally.
This may be because it is very common for a mother who is antenatally depressed to go on to be postnatally depressed, therefore a lot of the effects may still be connected up with the difficulties parents have with the way they are interacting with their children postantally.
To date, most babies with an ureterocele and duplex kidneys present antenatally.