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primigravida

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

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]

primigravida

/pri·mi·grav·i·da/ (pri″mĭ-grav´ĭ-dah) a woman pregnant for the first time; gravida I.

primigravida

(prī′mə-grăv′ĭ-də)
n. pl. primigravi·dae (-dē′, -dī′)
A woman who is pregnant for the first time. Also called primipara.

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

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

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]

primigravida

A woman pregnant for the first time.

primigravida

an animal pregnant for the first time; gravida I.

Patient discussion about primigravida

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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However, this high use of episiotomies among primigravida and its subsequent sequlae has fueled the call for the use of restrictive episiotomy only when patients need it and not across board as was our finding where almost all the primigravidae had episiotomies (8,9,15).
The eruption was seen more commonly in primigravida and skin lesions started during early pregnancy in first and second trimester.
Aqui, sin embargo, presentamos un caso de transfusion feto-fetal en una primigravida de 31 anos de edad en la semana 19, en la que la normalizacion espontanea del volumen de fluido amniotico en el gemelo receptor precedio la muerte del donante.
Sharma, "Utilization of maternal and child health care services by primigravida females in urban and rural areas of India," ISRN Preventive Medicine, vol.
Primigravida or multigravida obese women having pregnancy in first trimester presenting to the obs- tetrics and gynaecology OPD served as exposed group.
Her mother was a primigravida and had had 2 previous miscarriages at 1 month and 3 months, respectively.
There were significant differences in the proportion of infants who were outborn (defined as those infants not born at a tertiary care perinatal centre), or born to mothers with chorioamnionitis, teenage mothers, lone parents, primigravida mothers, and mothers who had multiple births.
We present a 25-year-old primigravida in her 29th weeks of gestation, with a two-week history of persistent vomiting associated with upper abdominal pain.
Women were selected for robotic-assisted surgery if they had myomas that were deep and infiltrating, impinged on the endometrial cavity, and/or were judged to adversely impact fertility At the time of surgery, mean patient age was 35 years, mean body mass index was 27 kg/m2, and 52% primigravida.
The basic task accomplished in this study was to determine the effects of classical or soft and fast or stimulative music on the duration of the second stage of labor among primigravida or women in their first pregnancy at Cebu City Medical Center.
The objective of the present study was to compare the sociodemographic characteristics and perinatal outcomes of teenage mothers with those of adult primigravida mothers aged 20-29 years attending a tertiary-care hospital for their deliveries.
The incidence of malaria in pregnancy was found to be more in primigravida and second gravida (18/25) as compared to multigravida (7/25).