Midwifery Obstetric Terminology

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AF
artificially feeding
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AN/ANC
antenatal/antenatal care
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AP
anterior posterior
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APH
antepartum haemorrhage
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ARM
artificial rupture of membranes
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APG
apgar score
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BBA
born before arrival
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BF
breastfeeding
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BMR
basal metabolic rate
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BMI
body mass index
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BW
birth weight
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BP
blood pressure
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CCT
control cord traction
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CDH
congenital discolation of hip
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CS
caesarean section
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Cx
cervix
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CTG
cardiotocograph
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C/O
care of
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D&V
diarrhoea and vomitting
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DVT
deep vein thrombosis
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EBM
expressed breast milk
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EBL
estimated blood loss
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EDD
expected date of delivery
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EUA
examination under anaesthetic
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EPIS
episiotomy
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EMLSCS
emergency lower section c-section
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FBS
fetal blood sampling
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FH/FHH/FHR
fetal heart/fetal heart heard/fetal heart rate
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FSH
follicle stimulating hormone
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FBC
full blood count
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FI / MI
female infant / male infant
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FM/FMF
fetal movement/fetal movement felt
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GTT
glucose tolerance test
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GBS
group b strep
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HB
haemoglobin
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HQ
haemacue
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H/O
history of
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HR
heart rate
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HCG
human chronic gonadotrophin
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HPL
human placental lactogen
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HVS
high vaginal swap
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IUCD
intrauterine contraceptive device
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IUD
intrauterine death
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IUGR
intrauterine growth retardation
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IOL
induction of labour
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IVABx
IV antibiotics
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LBW
low birth weight
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LL
low lying (placenta)
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LMP
last menstrual period
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LH
lutenizing hormone
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LMA/LML
left mentoanterior/left mentolateral
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LOA/ LOP/ LOL
left occipito antererior/ posterior/ lateral
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LSCS
lower section caesarean section
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MSU
midstream specimen of urine
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MH
mental health
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NAD
no abnormality detected
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NVD
normal vaginal delivery
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NND
neonatal death
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NBFx
forceps
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NNU
neonatal unit
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NTD
neural tube defect
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OA/ OP/ OT
occipito anterior/ posterior/ transverse
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PE
pre-eclampsia
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PN
postnatal
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PM
post-mortem
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PMR
perinatal mortality rate
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PROM
premature rupture of membranes
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PR / PV
per rectum/ per ******
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Rh
rhesus (factor)
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ROA/ ROL/ ROP/ ROT
right occipito anterior/ lateral/ posterior / transverse
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SB/ SID
still birth / sudden infant death
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SROM
spontaneous rupture of membranes
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VBAC
vaginal birth after caesarean section
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VE
vaginal examination
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UTI
urinary tract infection
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