second trimester


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second trimester

The middle 3 months of pregnancy.
See also: trimester
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The evidences are consensus regard to complications of various routes of misoprostol in second trimester termination [46, 47].
March 21: No school at all schools (staff work day); end of second trimester
Table 2 shows the number of laboratories offering each type of test (first trimester, second trimester, and integrated) along with the estimated numbers of samples tested annually.
At the start of the second trimester, the baby's fingers and toes have separated and its nails are beginning to form.
Ultrasound risk assessment for DS in the second trimester
Advocate Varsha Deshpande, who is campaigning against sex determination tests, says: " It's not possible that a fivefold rise in abortions in the second trimester has no connection with foeticide.
While the epidemiology of women who have abortions gives a general impression of who they are--40 percent of US pregnancies are unplanned, with about half of this number unwanted--it is the specific realities of women who seek abortion, especially in the second trimester, that best inform us.
According to the experts' report, announced Monday, the economy of the country has shrunk by 1% in the second trimester, in comparison to the first trimester, when the compression has been 3,6%.
4 kg) and GAs in the first trimester (cases, 64 days; unaffected, 65 days) and the second trimester (cases, 112 days; unaffected, 111 days) were comparable.
Differences in background characteristics, and in obstacles to obtaining an abortion, between those who had an abortion in the first trimester and those who did so in the second trimester were compared, and logistic regression analysis identified associations between these factors and obtaining a second-trimester abortion.
This multisystemic disorder affects approximately 5% to 10% of pregnant women toward the end of the second trimester of gestation.
This reduction was more evident in the second trimester (-14%; p < 0.