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primipara

 [pri-mip´ah-rah]
a woman who has had one pregnancy that resulted in a fetus that attained a weight of 500 g or a gestational age of 20 weeks, regardless of whether the infant was living at birth or whether it was a single or multiple birth. Also written para I or I-para. adj., adj primip´arous.

par·a

(par'ă),
A woman who has given birth to one or more infants. Para followed by a roman numeral or preceded by a Latin prefix (primi-, secundi-, terti-, quadri-, etc.) designates the number of times a pregnancy has culminated in a single or multiple birth; for example, para I, primipara, a woman who has given birth for the first time; para II, secundipara, a woman who has given birth for the second time to one or more infants. Compare: gravida.
[L. pario, to bring forth]

primipara

/pri·mip·a·ra/ (pri-mip´ah-rah) pl. primip´arae   para I; a woman who has had one pregnancy that resulted in one or more viable young. See para. primip´arous

primipara

(prī-mĭp′ər-ə)
n. pl. primip·aras or primip·arae (-ə-rē′)
2. A woman who has given birth to only one child.

primipara

[primip′ərə] pl. primiparae
Etymology: L, primus + parere, to bear
a woman who has given birth to one viable infant, indicated by the notation para 1 on the patient's chart. Compare multipara, nullipara, primigravida.

primipara

noun A woman who has been pregnant with one foetus of ≥ 500 g and/or carried the pregnancy for ≥ 20 weeks, regardless of whether the gestational product was born live or stillborn, or whether it was single or multiple.

primipara

Obstetrics A ♀ who has been pregnant with one fetus of ≥ 500 g and/or carried the pregnancy for ≥ 20 wks, regardless of whether the gestational product was born live or stillborn, and whether it was single or multiple

pri·mip·a·ra

(prī-mip'ă-ră)
A woman who has given birth for the first time.
See also: para
[L. fr. primus, first, + pario, to bring forth]

primipara

unipara; a female which has had one pregnancy that resulted in viable offspring, para I.
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Un aumento sustancial si consideramos que en 2002 la maternidad primipara tardia no tenia <<demasiada importancia cuantitativa, si por tal consideramos la que se produce por primera vez con 35 anos o mas.
As maes primiparas apresentaram mais dificuldades para amamentar quando comparadas as demais, fato tambem observado no estudo acima [28].
Also, considering the various variables which affect the QOL, our results might have been different in the case primiparas too.
Sobre a paridade, observou-se que do total de mulheres, 62,00% eram primiparas, 36,40% tinham tido dois filhos ou mais e 1,60% de dados ignorados.
Stress over physical concern for self and labor and delivery were rated higher for primipara participants in both urban and rural areas than for multipara participants in each respective area.
Existen factores de confusion para RCIU, la edad materna es una de ellas; sin embargo, el grupo de estudio fue bastante homogeneo y no se encontro en asociacion con RCIU; (8,9,23) igualmente sucedio con la distribucion madres con infeccion urinaria, menor numero de control prenatal y primiparas.
Emergency transfers, however, were more likely than deliveries at home or at elective facility among primipara (odds ratio [OR]=1.
Resaltamos el hecho de no haber encontrado prolongacion del trabajo de parto en el primer y segundo periodo, comparado con la literatura examinada, dando un promedio de 2 horas con 42 minutos para la primipara y 1 hora 55 minutos para las multiparas Este acortamiento o reduccion en el tiempo de duracion de la fase activa podria ser explicada por varios factores, como son indicacion y seguimiento continuo por parte del ginecoobstetra del monitoreo electronico fetal.
Ten of 21 primipara patients and 18 of 53 multipara patients had a miscarriage or premature birth (p = 0.