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primigravida

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primigravida /pri·mi·grav·i·da/ (pri″mĭ-grav´ĭ-dah) a woman pregnant for the first time; gravida I.
pri·mi·grav·i·da (prm-grv-d)
n.
A woman in her first pregnancy.

primigravida
[prim′igrav′idə]
Etymology: L, primus + gravidus, pregnancy
a woman pregnant for the first time. Also called gravida. Compare multigravida, primipara. primigravid, adj.

primigravida [pri″mĭ-grav´ĭ-dah]
a woman pregnant for the first time; gravida I.

primigravida
an animal pregnant for the first time; gravida I.

primigravida
Obstetrics A ♀ who is pregnant for the first time. See Elderly primigravida.

grav·i·da , gravida Igravida II (grav'i-dă),
A pregnant woman. Gravida followed by a arabic numeral or preceded by a Latin prefix (primi-, secundi-, etc.) designates the pregnant woman by number of pregnancies; for example, gravida I, primigravida; a woman in her first pregnancy; gravida II, secundigravida; a woman in her second pregnancy. Compare: para.
[L. gravidus (adj.), fem. gravida, fr. gravis, heavy]

grav·i·da (grav'i-dă)
A pregnant woman. Gravida followed by a roman numeral or preceded by a Latin prefix (primi-, secundi-, and so on) designates the number of pregnancies; e.g., gravida I, primigravida: a woman in her first pregnancy; gravida II, secundigravida: a woman in her second pregnancy. Also, gravida (or G) 1, 2, etc.
Compare: para
[L. gravidus (adj.), fem. gravida, fr. gravis, heavy]

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Q. What are the First Signs or Symptoms of Pregnancy? I think I might be pregnant. What are the first symptoms of pregnancy?

A. The first important sign of pregnancy is a missed menstrual period. It is extremely hard to know before that if the woman is pregnant. Other symptoms include nausea, vomiting, extreme fatigue or feeling faint, frequent urination, tender breasts, headache, heartburn, constipation and occasional spotting. The best way to know for sure is by a simple blood test to check the beta-HCG level, a hormone that its level goes up early in the pregnancy.

Q. What are pregnancy symptoms during the first week? My wife and I started trying to get pregnant 5 days ago. According to ovulation web sites we stated on the best day possible. Yesterday she complained about achy legs and feeling "weird." Also mild cramps. Are there symptoms for pregnancy that occur so quickly?

A. They can come after a week of conception but more likely 2-3 weeks. Here are all the symptoms in one page:
http://www.americanpregnancy.org/gettingpregnant/earlypregnancysymptoms.html

Q. My wife is pregnant and she is now in the first trimester. Her queasiness is disturbing her a lot. My wife is pregnant and she is now in the first trimester. Her queasiness is disturbing her a lot. She calls it as morning sickness. Almost all the day she feels nauseated whether she vomits or not. But every day she will throw once to have some relief for some time. I worry that this sickness can harm the baby. She does not want to meet the doctor as she says it’s normal with everyone who is pregnant. But I am worried can anyone give some advice?

A. my advice to you is the nausea and vomiting is a common thing that happens in first trimester. but be careful if the nausea and vomiting become more often and worse, by that time you must go to a doctor to find some help and therapy. it is called hyperemesis gravidarum.

so, make sure that what happened to your wife is in normal range, and good luck with her pregnancy! stay healthy always..

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Case report A 22-year-old primigravida was admitted to our unit at 26 weeks' gestation for investigation of a bloody nipple discharge without a breast mass.
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