antepartum


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antepartum

 [an″te-pahr´tum]
occurring before childbirth, with reference to the mother. Spelled also ante partum. Called also antepartal and prepartal.
antepartum/postpartum before or after childbirth; in the problem classification scheme of the omaha system this is defined as a client problem in the physiologic domain.

an·te·par·tum

(an'tē-par'tŭm),
Before labor or childbirth. Compare: intrapartum, postpartum.
[ante- + L. pario, pp. partus, to bring forth]

an·te·par·tum

(an'tē-pahr'tŭm)
Before labor or childbirth.
Compare: intrapartum, postpartum
[ante- + L. pario, pp. partus, to bring forth]

antepartum

Before a baby is delivered.
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The higher frequency of Cesarean deliveries may be attributable to anticipatory management by physicians seeking to avoid such complications as antepartum hemorrhage, as well as to the increased rate of placenta previa seen among the EDS cohort, Dr.
Cesarean deliveries fall into different categories based on the presence of medical indications (i.e., indicated cesarean, nonindicated cesarean), the timing of these indications with regard to labor (i.e., antepartum indications such as breech fetal presentation versus intrapartum indications such as fetal intolerance of labor), and the presence or absence of labor.
Relative effects of antepartum and intrapartum maternal blood glucose levels on incidence of neonatal hypoglycemia.
The results of the present study showed that an average of 80% of stillbirths are antepartum deaths.
So CTG is an important test to assess the fetal condition in both antepartum and intra-partum period.
Their offspring, by age 43 years, were 1.6-fold more likely to have a history of a current or past nonpsychotic mood disorder and 2-fold more likely to have had a psychotic mood disorder than did the offspring of mothers free of antepartum depression.
Antepartum screening for group B Streptococcus by three FDA-cleared molecular tests and effect of shortened enrichment culture on molecular detection rates.
Planned pregnancy and vaginal delivery were found as the most important factors in early initiation, whereas antepartum BF education was the most important factor for EBF duration in logistic analysis.
Premature labour occurred in 19 patients (1.9%), antepartum haemorrhage in 5 (0.5%), abruption of the placenta in 1 patient (0.1%), premature rupture of the membranes in 20 (2.0%), and SGA in 18 (1.8%) of patients.
The findings are similar to study conducted by Surkan,14 the most important risk factor in current pregnancy which resulted or contributed in perinatal death is fetal growth restriction or low birth weight, followed by hypertensive disorders and antepartum hemorrhage while if risk factors are checked in subsequent pregnancy, antepartum hemorrhage is the most common risk factor present and this is comparable to results of various other studies.
(1) Previous studies reported the occurrence of adnexal masses during the antepartum period from 1 in 25 to 1 in 8000 cases.