occurring not long before childbirth
ANTEPARTUM
number of pregnancies reaching viable gestational age
PARA
total number of confirmed pregnancies that a woman has had
GRAVIDA
first 1-3 months of pregnancy
first trimester
3-6 months of pregnancy
second trimester
6-9 months of pregnancy
third trimester
fertilization outside uterine cavity
ectopic pregnancy
premature cervical dilation (weak cervix)
incompetant cervix
stitch (lasso) around cervix
cerclage
molar pregnancy, results from too much production of the tissue that is supposed to develop into the placenta, can turn into chorio carcinoma (grapelike)
hydatifom mole
low implantation of the placenta-PAINLESS
PLACENTA PREVIA
premature separation of the placenta-PAINFUL
placenta abruptio
due date (subtract 3 months and add 7 days from last mences)
nagels rule
dark vertical line that appears on the abdomen during pregnancy
linea nigra