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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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The latest point at which antenatal corticosteroids can be effective has never been established.
Conclusion: In the absence of adequate antenatal care, there was increased likelihood of perinatal complications in grand multiparous women.
The average time between the last antenatal visit and the near-miss event was 2.
The concept of organised antenatal care grew out of proposals made by Scottish pioneering obstetrician William Ballantyne in 1902, in his book Manual of antenatal pathology and hygiene.
The one-day Private Antenatal classes arranged by My Own Midwife will cover several maternity and childcare topics such as the birthing process and its stages, effective birthing support, breastfeeding, water birth and natural therapies, and the needs of a newborn baby.
Researchers concluded that in Bangladesh, antenatal multiple micronutrient compared with iron-folic acid supplementation did not reduce all-cause infant mortality to age 6 months but resulted in a non-statistically significant reduction in stillbirths and significant reductions in preterm births and low birth weight.
It is probable that the effects of not addressing spiritual meaning in and around childbirth in antenatal preparation leaves the wholeness and potential of what birth "is" silenced.
Review of the maternal histories for the 15 positive infants (Table 1) found that the median (interquartile range (IQR)) maternal age was 27 (23-31) years, median parity was 2 (1-3), and median gestational age at antenatal presentation was 21.
Savy, who used to work for Yoga Life magazine and teaches yoga to rugby players in Dubai, holds antenatal yoga classes at The Ritz-Carlton, Doha.