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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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In the area of midwifery, Judith Sunderland shares her personal perspective on methods for teaching student midwives about HIV and pregnancy and offers suggestions for improving communication and awareness among the various individuals and teams involved in the journey of those women who are diagnosed positive antenatally.
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A large placebo-controlled randomised trial is now under way to test the hypothesis that giving misoprostol to women antenatally for self-administration immediately after delivery may be a safe and effective strategy.
Until such times as scientists have found the cause and how to prevent this problem there is an onus on healthcare workers to identify problems antenatally.
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