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  • n. Plural form of parturient.

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Examples

  • Labor pain: A comparison of parturients in a Dutch and an American teaching hospital.

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  • If they had the time, and I doubt MOST pediatricians do, as they think they do not even need to attend a Caesarean Section anymore, they would find that most parturients, let's get real and say, 50 \% of them, are so grossly overweight as to make a rhinocerus blush.

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  • Back pain is also a part of labor, and most parturients have back pain with or without an epidural injection: Clinical research does not show any increased risk of back pain relating to epidural analgesia during labor.

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  • In addition, clitoral engorgement usually associated with sexual arousal has been described in labor in a number of parturients, beginning at 8-9cm cervical dilation (clitoral engorgement has also been described on occasion during stressful situations, without sexual stimulation) (Rossi, 1973).

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