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postdate pregnancy

a pregnancy of more than 294 days or 42 completed weeks.
Synonym(s): prolonged pregnancy
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post·date preg·nan·cy

(pōst'dāt preg'năn-sē)
A pregnancy exceeding 294 days or 42 completed weeks.
Synonym(s): prolonged pregnancy.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

postdate pregnancy

Pregnancy that extends beyond 42 wk of gestation. An average of 10% of normal pregnancies are so classified.
See: postterm pregnancy; postmaturity syndrome
See also: pregnancy
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In this study a total of 60 patients with postdate pregnancy divided into two equal groups underwent ultrasound examination which constitutes a fraction of totalpool of postdate pregnancies.
Our findings from this population-level study show that women with mental illness are at markedly greater risk than nonmentally ill women of experiencing an obstetric complication during labor and delivery and experiencing premature labor, and these disparities remain after controlling for age, socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, parity, trimester in which prenatal care was initiated, type of delivery hospital, and other clinical factors (cesarean sections, inductions, postdate pregnancy).
Patients with history of gestational diabetes mellitus, pregnancy induced hypertension, parity Greater than 10, previous history of caesarean delivery, postdate pregnancy and those who required induction of labour were excluded from the study.