of or noting the period prior to childbirth; before delivery.
In obstetrics, antepartum haemorrhage (APH), also prepartum hemorrhage, is
genital bleeding during pregnancy from the 24th week (sometimes defined as
occurring before childbirth, with reference to the mother. Spelled also ante
partum. Called also antepartal and prepartal. antepartum/postpartum before or
Adj. 1. antepartum - occurring or existing before birth antepartum - occurring or
existing before birth; "the prenatal period"; "antenatal care". antenatal, prenatal ...
This problem, known as "delayed sleep phase syndrome," or DSPS, has been corrected in many cases through the use of bright light therapy. By using a bright light at the end of someone's "subjective night" (which might end at midday, given late awakening), the sleep pha... More »
relating to the period before parturition : before childbirth <antepartum infection>
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Pennsylvania Hospital's eight-bed Antepartum Unit provides specialized care for
women experiencing complications of pregnancy, such as premature labor, ...
Antepartum Testing: Prenatal Diagnosis and Treatment Center. We perform the
following tests to help monitor the growth and health of a developing baby still in
Antepartum Fetal Testing. Fetal heart rate monitoring and ultrasound are the
primary methods our physicians use to get an accurate measure of how well a ...
antepartum. Definition from ... antepartum (not comparable). Describing the ... “
antepartum” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001). Retrieved ...