multigravida


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multigravida

 [mul″tĭ-grav´ĭ-dah]
a woman pregnant for at least the third time; called also plurigravida.
grand multigravida a woman who has had six or more previous pregnancies.

mul·ti·grav·i·da

(mŭl'tē-grav'i-dă),
A pregnant woman who has been pregnant one or more times previously.
[multi- + L. gravida, pregnant]

multigravida

(mŭl′tĭ-grăv′ĭ-də)
n.
A pregnant woman who has had one or more previous pregnancies.

multigravida

adjective Referring to a woman who has been pregnant two or more times.
 
noun A woman who has been pregnant two or more times.

multigravida

Obstetrics A ♀ who has been pregnant 2 or more times. Cf Multipara.

mul·ti·grav·i·da

(mŭl'tē-grav'i-dă)
A pregnant woman who has been pregnant one or more times previously.
[multi- + L. gravida, pregnant]

multigravida

A woman who has had at least two pregnancies.
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Type PE E G-HPN C-HPN Primigravida 53 13 23 5 Multigravida 70 5 43 3 Total 123 (54.9%) 18 (8.0%) 66 (29.5%) 8 (3.6%) Type PE + C-HPN Total p-value Primigravida 3 97 0.040 Multigravida 6 127 Total 9 (4.0%) 224 (100%) PE: preeclampsia; E: eclampsia; G-HPN: gestational hypertension; C- HPN: chronic hypertension; PE + C-HPN: preeclampsia superimposed on chronic hypertension.
Almost all of the participants with HBsAg positivity were married and 70.6% were multigravida. None of the sociodemographic and obstetrical characteristics of pregnant women assessed in this study was significantly associated with HBsAg positivity (Table 1).
The bivariate logistic regression showed that the primigravida mothers had 84% times lower odds of perinatal depression compared to the grand multigravidas [OR (95% C.I): 0.16 (0.08, 0.31)].
47.8% and 47.0% of babies who did not survive were of primigravida and multigravida mothers, respectively.
In group-A, 32.3% of patient were primigravida and 67.7% were multigravida, similarly 33.3% were primigravida and 66.7% multigravida in group B (Table 1).
Multigravida and multiparous women are more likely to develop GDM compared to primigravida and nulliparous women; however, after adjusting for age, prepregnancy BMI, and other confounders, the excess risk disappears.[sup][21] We did not find any association between gravidity and parity and higher rate of GDM.
Demographic variables were; age, parity in terms of primi and multigravida, antenatal care received or not and research variable was maternal outcome in terms of discharged alive or expired.
For the analysis purposes, the gravidity was divided into primigravida, multigravida and grandmultigravida (more than 5 pregancies) and age of initiation of smokeless tobacco was divided into (i) less than 10 years, (ii) 11-29 years (iii) 30-40 years.
This information especially offers an advantage for multigravida patients who have been previously sensitized with anti-D.