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primipara

 [pri-mip´ah-rah]
a woman who has had one pregnancy that resulted in a fetus that attained a weight of 500 g or a gestational age of 20 weeks, regardless of whether the infant was living at birth or whether it was a single or multiple birth. Also written para I or I-para. adj., adj primip´arous.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

par·a

(par'ă),
A woman who has given birth to one or more infants. Para followed by a roman numeral or preceded by a Latin prefix (primi-, secundi-, terti-, quadri-, etc.) designates the number of times a pregnancy has culminated in a single or multiple birth; for example, para I, primipara, a woman who has given birth for the first time; para II, secundipara, a woman who has given birth for the second time to one or more infants. Compare: gravida.
[L. pario, to bring forth]
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primipara

(prī-mĭp′ər-ə)
n. pl. primip·aras or primip·arae (-ə-rē′)
2. A woman who has given birth to only one child.
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primipara

noun A woman who has been pregnant with one foetus of ≥ 500 g and/or carried the pregnancy for ≥ 20 weeks, regardless of whether the gestational product was born live or stillborn, or whether it was single or multiple.
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primipara

Obstetrics A ♀ who has been pregnant with one fetus of ≥ 500 g and/or carried the pregnancy for ≥ 20 wks, regardless of whether the gestational product was born live or stillborn, and whether it was single or multiple
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

pri·mip·a·ra

(prī-mip'ă-ră)
A woman who has given birth for the first time.
See also: para
[L. fr. primus, first, + pario, to bring forth]
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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).
O primeiro contato com a puerpera primipara adolescente foi realizado unidade de alojamento conjunto da maternidade.
En este sentido, a pesar de que ya hay estudios que demuestran que la edad aumenta la infecundidad masculina, provocando malformaciones en el feto o aumentando el riesgo de aborto en la pareja, la <<paternidad primipara tardia>> sigue siendo un tema invisibilizado social y cientificamente (Thonneau y de la Rochebrochard, 2007).
Ectopic pregnancy was observed to be 52 (34.66%) in primipara, 71 (47.30%) in multipara, and 27 (18.80%) in grand multipara.
Entretanto, outras acoes tambem podem contribuir significantemente para o aumento da duracao da amamentacao, tais como a capacitacao de profissionais de saude para o incentivo ao aleitamento materno e o direcionamento das acoes de promocao, protecao e apoio a amamentacao as maes primiparas, adolescentes e com escolaridade inferior ao segundo grau [12].
Multiparous patients (85%) have higher incidence of placenta previa than primipara. Thus, it shows that placenta previa is more common in multiparous patients.
In the study group, the cesarean section rate during primipara was significantly reduced compared with the control group (42.0% vs.
Majority of mothers were multipara (52.20%) followed by primipara (42.60%).
Other variables were maternal characteristics grouped by: 1) Demographic, social and economic factors: remunerated work (yes; no), years of schooling (< four years; four to seven years; [greater than or equal to] eight years); marital status (with/without live-in partner) and age (< 20; 20-34; [greater than or equal to] 35 years old) and 2) Reproductive and prenatal characteristics: parity (primipara; multipara) and prenatal care adequacy (inadequate; fair; adequate and more than adequate).
En linea con los estudios sobre parentalidad mencionados en el articulo de Aurora Gonzalez Echevarria, el cuarto texto de este volumen (de Elena Hernandez Corrochano) refleja los resultados de una investigacion sobre maternidad primipara tardia en Espana.