third trimester


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third trimester

The third and final 3 months of pregnancy.
See also: trimester
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However, the age of selected controls in third trimester also ranged from 18 to 35 years with mean +- SD age of 24.92 +- 4.44 years and the age of cases with preeclampsia in third trimester ranged from 18 to 40 years with mean +- SD age of 26.00 +- 6.85 years (table-I).
being significantly higher in the first trimester as compared to the second and third trimesters. This is not in accordance with previous reports which have established that during advanced pregnancy, the hemodilution occurs without any reduction in Hb concentration (Mir et al., 2008; Piccione et al., 2012).
Table 1: Grades of iron deficiency anemia in sample and population among third trimester indoor pregnant women in Peshawar, Pakistan (n=360).
In fasting group, mean placenta weight was slightly higher in girls (536+-47.88g) as compared to boys (500+-55.47g) in second trimester while mean placenta weight was slightly higher in girls (547+-66.11g) as compared to boys (542+-101.17g) in third trimester but there were no significant differences in placenta weight according to gender in second and third trimester.
However, though the haemoglobin in third trimester showed positive correlation with cord blood, it was not significant (Table 3).
For the study, the team recruited young women in their second trimester and involved a blood draw and foetal heart monitoring during the third trimester, along with anatomical brain scans of the newborns, and cognitive behavioural assessment of the babies at 14 months of age.
It illustrates that the peak time positions of all the three Gaussian waves moved toward right from the first to the second trimester, and then moved backward at the third trimester. The peak amplitude of third Gaussian wave decreased continuously at the second and third trimesters in comparison with the first trimester.
The New England Journal of Medicine study included 346 pregnant women in their third trimester who took Omega-3 fatty acids daily and 349 who took a placebo, Health News reported.
Mean LM areas were 6.44 [mm.sup.2], 17.52 [mm.sup.2], 42.71 [mm.sup.2] and 59.36 [mm.sup.2] in the first, second and third trimester and full-term groups, respectively.
The aim of our study was to identify the impact of third trimester hemoglobin values on perinatal outcomes and type and time of delivery.
9 to 13 (0.508 mg/100 ml to 0.032 mg/100 ml) were 75.60% in first trimester of pregnancy, 59.40% in second trimester and 45.10% in third trimester of pregnancy.