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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.

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]

multipara

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

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.

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]

multipara

A woman who has carried at least two babies to a viable stage or who has delivered more than one live baby.
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After logistic regression, the risk for moderate-tosevere anemia at delivery remained associated with parity and was higher in multiparae than in primiparae (OR 3.9, 95% CI 1.1-13.6; p = 0.03) and in women with P.
falciparum infections, and the difference between primiparae and multiparae women is more pronounced in areas of stable than unstable malaria transmission (11,12,24).
Participants comprised primipara and multiparae mothers.
Nine out of 10 of the multiparae wanting a CS with no obstetric indication gave 'previous birth experience' as their reason.
Multiparae also experience less of an association between changes in the quality of the general relationship and changes in the quality of sex life than primiparae (Dixon et al., 2000), and tend to feel more secure about postpartum sexual activity (von Sydow, 1999).
Heeding the alcoholic beverage warning label during pregnancy: Multiparae versus nulliparae.
In his 1934 article, entitled 'The dangerous multiparae,' Bethel Solomons wrote: "my main object is to remove if possible once and for all the idea that a primigravida means a difficult labour, but a multiparae means an easy one.
In that study, blood group 'O' was associated with an increased prevalence of active placental infection in primiparae and with a reduced risk of placental malaria in multiparae. Placental parasitaemia was observed to occur at least twice as frequently in primiparae but only among blood group 'O' women.
* Immediate stimulation policy appears to be reasonable approach in multiparae and nulliparae with a good cervical score in term PROM.
Immediate induction using ripening agents misoprostol/PGE2 appears to be beneficial in multiparae and nulliparae with poor Bishops Score.
Multiparae usually complained of weakness in post-partum period and were found to be anemic (214 out of 241, 88% had Hb less than 8gm %) and therefore could not be further counseled for post-partum ligation.
Majority of ectopic pregnant women were primigravidae (37.21%).Grand multiparae were constituted 4.65%.6 to 8weeks of amenorrhea was seen in 32(74.42%) women, one patient did not give history of amenorrhea.