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Termination of pregnancy by the expulsion from the uterus of an embryo before fetal viability, usually before 20 weeks of gestation.
Premature separation Of the placenta from uterine wall.
Severe complication and progression of preeclampsia characterized by convulsion and coma.
Pregnancy occurring outside the uterus, Commonly in the uterine tubes.
Abnormally low implantation of the placenta on the uterine wall.
Abnormal condition encountered during pregnancy or shortly after delivery characterized by high blood pressure, edema, and proteinuria, but with no convulsions or coma.
Cleft lip and palate
Congenital split of the lip and roof of the mouth.
Congenital condition Characterized by varying degrees of mental retardation and multiple defects.
Condition of newborn characterized by hemolysis of the erythrocytes. The condition is usually caused by incompatibility of the infants and mothers blood occurring when the mother's blood is Rh negative and the infants blond is Rh positive.
Congenital absence of part of the esophagus. Food cannot pass from the baby's mouth to the stomach.
Fetal alcohol syndrome
A condition caused by excessive alcohol consumption by the mother during pregnancy. Very's birth defects may present including central nervous system dysfunction and malfunctions of the skull and face.
Genital fissure of the Abdominal wall not at the umbilicus, Protrusion of intestine is usually present.
Respiratory distress syndrome
A respiratory complication iin the newborn especially premature infants. In premature infants RDS is caused by normal immaturity of the respiratory system resulting in compromised respiration.
Congenital defect in the vertebral column caused by the failure of the vertebral arc too close.
Parturition In which the buttocks feet or knees emerge first.
Parturition In which any part of the head emerges first. And it is the most common presentation.
The Burford baby doing incision of the mothers of abdomen and uterus.
Thin, milky Fluid secreted by the breast during pregnancy and during the first days after birth before I lactation begins.
Abnormality present at birth.
In vitro fertilization
A method of fertilizing human ova outside the body and placing the zygote into the uterus; use when infertility is present.
The secretion of milk
Vaginal discharge after birth
First stool of the newborn.
The individual who practices midwifery.
The practice of assisting in childbirth
Physician who specializes in obstetrics
Medical specialty feeling the pregnancy childbirth and puerperium.
Act of giving birth
Infant born before completing 37 weeks of gestation.
Period from delivery until the reproductive organs return to normal approximately 6 weeks.
The first feeling of movement of the fetus in utero by the pregnant woman. Usually occurs between 16 and 20 weeks of gestation.