Pregnancy

The dico of pregnancy


How do you find all the terms that surround your pregnancy and the future birth of your baby? From A as Childbirth, to Z as Zen ... this little dico will guide you during your pregnancy.

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Delivery

Also called work, it is the outcome of pregnancy, the baby's exit from the womb of the womb ... Read more

Also called work is the outcome of pregnancy, the baby's exit from the mother's womb.

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Premature delivery

Childbirth intervenes too early, between the 22nd and the 37th weeks of amenorrhea ... Read more

Childbirth occurs too early, between the 22nd and the 37th week of amenorrhea.
It is premature for a baby born between 33 and 37 weeks of age, very premature for a baby born between 28 and 32 weeks old and very premature for a baby born before 28 years.

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Folic acid

Also called folate, it is an essential vitamin during pregnancy. A ... Read more

Also called folate or vitamin B9, it is an essential vitamin during pregnancy. Deficiency in pregnant women can lead to anemia, fetal malformations, delayed uterine growth, risk of prematurity.

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Amenorrhea

No rules ... Read more

Absence of rules.
The duration of pregnancy is calculated either in weeks of amenorrhea (from the first day of absence of menstruation), or in weeks of pregnancy.

Amniocentesis

It is an act of collecting the amniotic fluid, safe for the fetus, which allows ... Read more

It is an act of collecting the amniotic fluid, safe for the fetus, which allows to detect nomalies related to the number or the form of the chromosomes, thus genetic malformations of the fetus.
It is practiced at sixteen weeks of amenorrhea (absence of menstruation).

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Amnion

Refers to the inner membrane of the pocket where the fetus is bathed ... Learn more

Refers to the inner membrane of the pocket where the fetus is bathed. With the chorion, another membrane, it forms the pocket of water.

Spontaneous abortion

Synonym for miscarriage. A miscarriage, or spontaneous abortion, is the interruption ... Read more

Synonym for miscarriage. A miscarriage, or spontaneous abortion, is the natural interruption of pregnancy during the first 20 weeks of amenorrhea.

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Amnioscopy

Amnioscopy is the examination of the amniotic fluid used if the baby is slow to be born. It is ... Read more

Amnioscopy is the examination of the amniotic fluid used if the baby is slow to be born. It is done by simple observation thanks to a tube having at its end a light source. It is introduced into the cervix until it touches the membrane. If the liquid is clear and transparent, everything is fine. If it is colored, the baby may be suffering. We must intervene to make him born.