first trimester


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first trimester

The first 3 months of pregnancy.
See also: trimester
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We found that in women who don't already have diabetes or develop diabetes during pregnancy, we can still measure risk for having a child with congenital heart disease by looking at their glucose values during the first trimester of pregnancy," Priest added.
Key Words: First trimester miscarriage, Misoprostol, Expectant management
However, smoking through the first trimester was associated with a modest but significantly increased risk of several defects, including gastroschisis (adjusted RR, 1.
Treatment of Nausea and Vomiting in the First Trimester
In these women who present with bleeding per vaginum, during their first trimester several diagnostic possibilities can be considered.
First trimester growth restriction was also associated with an increased risk of clustering of these cardiovascular risk factors in childhood.
The findings add to a growing body of evidence which suggests that the first trimester of pregnancy, which includes the 'embryonic phase' - a period of rapid development when the heart and other major organs start to form - is a critical period for cardiovascular health in later life.
PreeclampsiaScreen T1 is administered during the first trimester of pregnancy through a simple blood test to detect three biochemical markers in the mother's blood, namely pregnancy-associated plasma protein-A, placental growth factor and alpha fetoprotein.
The remaining combinations were: all 3 types, first trimester and second trimester testing, and second trimester and integrated testing, in decreasing order of laboratory usage.
The mothers' drug use during first trimester was determined as was their child's use of marijuana, alcohol, and tobacco.
The desirability of first trimester detection of DS is obvious.
MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY * Uruguay's Chamber of Deputies approved legislation that would legalize abortion during the first trimester of pregnancy on Sept.

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