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Denoting a gestating female.
Synonym(s): gravid
[see pregnancy]


Carrying developing offspring within the body.

preg′nant·ly adv.


Etymology: L, praegnans
gravid; with child.


Denoting a gestating female.
See also: pregnancy
Compare: bioregulator
Synonym(s): gravid.


having one or more developing embryo or fetus within the uterus; gravid; in calf, in lamb, in pig, in foal, in pup.

pregnant mare serum gonadotropin (PMSG)
originates in the endometrial cups and present in the blood during the period 40 to 140 days of pregnancy. Used pharmaceutically to stimulate growth of follicles in inactive ovaries in adult animals, and in combination with prostaglandin to induce superovulation in cows which are acting as donors for embryo transfers. Now called equine chorionic gonadotropin (eCG).

Patient discussion about pregnant

Q. how to get pregnant?

A. have sex,lol.

Q. how to get pregnant? how to get pregnant?

A. I am not sure I understand your question. Have you been having difficulties getting pregnant? Infertility is defined as not being able to get pregnant after a year or trying. If that is the situation, and you are not on birth control of any sort, you should see your gynecologist for further evaluation.

Q. can you take cough drops while your pregnant

A. there are many kinds of cough syrups/drops/pills. and all of them contains different materials, some have codeine in it and that is not a good choice during pregnancy. but the best thing to do is ask the pharmacist that sells the medicine. their job is to know those things. you can also read the pamphlet that comes with the medicine.

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Pregnant women and those planning to become pregnant need a flu shot because the normal changes to a pregnant woman's immune system, heart and lungs put her at increased risk of the harmful effects of flu infection, Dr.
But opponents of the bill asked the committee to weigh the value of a an unborn child's life in keeping pregnant women on life support even if they are brain-dead.
Most studies and reports show that vaccinated pregnant women are likely to have seroprotective responses, but few have compared pregnant and nonpregnant women, so she recruited 70 pregnant women and 65 nonpregnant women, aged 18-39 years, and compared sera before and 28 days after influenza immunization during the 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 flu seasons.
Pregnant women are at increased risk of serious illness if they catch flu, but if you're pregnant the vaccination is quick, safe and completely free.
The flu vaccine has long been considered safe for pregnant women and their fetus.
Pregnancy is never a wonderful thing outside of marriage," Baylon explained, hinting that the pregnant dolls which are now being sold in Divisoria, Manila's widely big thrift market, give the impression that it is all about getting pregnant and not getting pregnant for the sake of building a family.
Rumors that Gaga might be pregnant began swirling about a week ago when she was seen throwing up backstage at a concert in Romania, the Daily Mail reported.
Cathy Atherton, head of midwifery at Liverpool Women's Hospital, said: "It is very important that all pregnant women get a flu vaccination.
The agency's director of public health, Dr Lorraine Doherty, said that she feared pregnant women could be hardest hit by the virus.
The findings show that of the 18-year-old girls questioned about pregnancy, 18% had been pregnant at least once.
London, Mar 19 (ANI): Pregnant women with swine flu are 13 times more likely to become critically ill than non-pregnant women infected with H1N1, concludes a new study.
PREGNANT women are being reassured the swine flu jab is less risky than contracting the virus.

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