The term grand multiparity is used in reference to women who have previously given birth several times. Some consider a pregnant patient to be a grand multipara if she has already given birth four or more times, and a great grand multipara if she has already given birth nine or more times. These numbers include…
A physician fails to properly assess a mother’s fetus prior to labor and is unprepared when the very large baby (macrosomic baby) cannot pass through the birth canal. Dangerous attempts as vaginal delivery leave the baby’s arm nerves torn and baby is later diagnosed with Erb’s palsy.
The number of women diagnosed with gestational diabetes is growing. With the many serious complications associated with this condition, it is important to consider a new test that is more senstive in diagnosing gestational diabetes, which can help prevent the serious complications.