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multipara

 [mul-tip´ah-rah]
a woman who has had two or more pregnancies resulting in viable offspring; called also pluripara. adj., adj multip´arous.
grand multipara a woman who has had six or more pregnancies that resulted in viable offspring.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mul·tip·a·ra

(mŭl-tip'ă-ră),
A woman who has given birth at least twice to an infant, liveborn or not, weighing 500 g or more, or having an estimated length of gestation of at least 20 weeks.
[multi- + L. pario, to bring forth, to bear]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

multipara

(mŭl-tĭp′ər-ə)
n. pl. multipa·ras also multipa·rae (-rē)
A woman who has given birth two or more times.
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multipara

Obstetrics A woman who has completed 2 or more pregancies resulting in the birth of live infants, or to the point of viability. Cf Multigravida.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

mul·tip·a·ra

(mŭl-tip'ă-ră)
A woman who has given birth at least twice to an infant, liveborn or not, weighing 500 g or more, or having an estimated length of gestation of at least 20 weeks.
[multi- + L. pario, to bring forth, to bear]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

multipara

A woman who has carried at least two babies to a viable stage or who has delivered more than one live baby.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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There was a significant relationship between preferred mode of delivery and parity (p = 0.008); 35.3% of multiparas vs.
Obstetric characteristics of a grand multipara. Duodecim 2014; 130:1309-17.
In our study most of the patients with major degree placenta previa were multipara. These results are consistent with studies done by Faiz et al4 and Tuzovic et al.5 In our study the intrauterine fetal death rate was quite high (16% stillborn).
Shows UBW in multipara. It shows that 36% of the population weighed 2.0-2.5 kg; 61%, 2.5-3.0 kg; and 3%, 3.0-3.5 kg.
Keywords: Antepartum hemorrhage, Grand multipara, Maternal mortality, Multiparty, Obstetric complications, Postpartum hemorrhage.
The mean score for overall stress was highest for urban primipara participants (8.9), followed by urban multipara participants (8.0); than rural primipara participants (7.7), and rural multipara participants (4.5).
in multipara (47.3%) as compared to primipara (34.66%) and grand multipara (18.8%).
The term "Grand Multipara" was introduced in 1934 by Solomon, who called the grand multipara the "Dangerous Multipara"1.
A multipara who has earlier delivered vaginally may still require a caesarean section for safe delivery.
Hornihane (1980) says, the tendency of increasing foctal weight gives rise to relative cephalopelvic disproportion in grand multipara.