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- adj. pregnant for the first time
- adj. Having given birth to only one child
- adj. bearing a first offspring; having borne only one previous offspring
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Belonging to a first birth; bearing young for the first time.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Bearing a child for the first time.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to a woman who has given birth only once
We observed a significant fecundity increase even in primiparous mothers, which was not evident in the previous study.
Fecal and urinary incontinence in primiparous women.
Fine, P., et al 2007 Teaching and practicing of pelvic floor muscle exercises in primiparous women during pregnancy and the postpartum period.
In primiparous women the mean duration of the second stage is now often reported at about 45 minutes.
Perineal tears occur frequently, especially in primiparous women.
In 1930 De Snoo determined the duration of the second stage of labour in 628 primiparous women with the fetus in vertex presentation.
In many centres blanket policies, such as a requirement for all primiparous women to have an episiotomy, are in place.
The results suggested that for primiparous women with a low-risk pregnancy a home birth was as safe as a hospital birth.
It hadn't been bad enough to produce symptoms, but the stress of a long and difficult primiparous labor caused it to rupture.
Bousquet 4.11 speaks of a primiparous mother, aged twenty-four, giving birth to 4 living infants, 3 by the breech and 1 by the vertex, apparently all in one bag of membranes.