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  • n. A pregnant woman.

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  • n. the number of the pregnancy that a woman is in
  • n. a pregnant woman


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  • Non gravida 30C is made from extract of guaranteed 100% pure organic Brazilian rainforest babies.

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  • Veronica is one of twelve Hegarty children, a vast sprawling Dublin family, her mother actually what we'd call in the trade a para twelve but a gravida nineteen, so seven lost babies in amongst them all.

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  • Amelia knewprima gravida was a first-time pregnant woman, but elderly?

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  • Pregnant women are actually referred to as gravida.

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  • Fusce viverra, mauris ac eleifend scelerisque, massa ligula aliquet augue, vestibulum gravida felis orci at neque.

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  • Vivamus vitae eros gravida quam pulvinar sollicitudin.

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  • I can introduce you to three women who had hyperemesis gravida (throwing up to the point of requiring hospitalization for nutrition and fluids), two with a separation of the pubic symphysis and loosened hip joints (severe hip and pelvic pain with every step, or even standing), half-a-dozen who were put on bedrest for weeks or more…I could go on.

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  • If she decides to use his inflicted impregnation as an opportunity to renovate herself and her life by becoming gravida and then a mother, he should not be liable for that.

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  • Today roughly a quarter of all first-time births are to women thirty to forty-four years old, and the phrase "elderly prima gravida," traditionally employed by physicians to refer to women entering motherhood over thirty-five, sounds absurd in a whole new way.

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  • Ipsa, quum educeretur, misit ad socerum suum dicendo, De viro cujus haec sunt, sum gravida.

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  • primigravida: a woman in her first pregnancy (gravida I),

    secundigravida: a woman in her second (gravida II),

    tertigravida: a woman in her third (gravida III)

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