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[mass noun] The condition or period of being pregnant:‘the first weeks of pregnancy’[count noun] ‘a straightforward pregnancy’
gestationgravidity, parturiencyView synonyms
- ‘They are usually born after a normal, full-term pregnancy.’
- ‘In the United Kingdom over a quarter of pregnant women who smoke continue to do so during pregnancy.’
- ‘We booked the first visit with our local general practitioner in the seventh week of pregnancy.’
- ‘The practice of screening all pregnant women for syphilis in every pregnancy should continue.’
- ‘We also asked women about use of nicotine replacement therapy during pregnancy.’
- ‘A baby's brain and spinal cord are formed from the neural tube very early in pregnancy.’
- ‘Ectopic pregnancy is an important cause of maternal deaths in early pregnancy.’
- ‘They are shown that their future will be brighter if they avoid early pregnancy.’
- ‘Measles in pregnancy can cause miscarriage, premature labour or a baby with low birth weight.’
- ‘Prior to this pregnancy and in previous pregnancies there were no nasal symptoms.’
- ‘Diabetes can develop during pregnancy in a woman who hasn't previously had the condition.’
- ‘We asked all participants about any pregnancies, age at first pregnancy, numbers of pregnancies, and their outcomes.’
- ‘The first test of any pregnancy is one that confirms the woman is pregnant.’
- ‘First births were defined as births to women who had had no previous pregnancies or whose previous pregnancies had all ended in abortion.’
- ‘Stretch marks happen when the skin is stretched a lot over a short period of time, such as during pregnancy.’
- ‘Secondary infertility is when there have been one or more pregnancies but a further pregnancy has proved impossible.’
- ‘To date, however, the efficacy of nicotine replacement therapy in pregnancy is not known.’
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