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Nullipara (Nullip)

Last Updated: January 29, 2020

Definition - What does Nullipara (Nullip) mean?

A nullipara is a woman who has never given birth. A nulliparous woman may have been pregnant, but has not carried a pregnancy beyond viable gestational age, which varies in different regions, generally ranging from 20-24 weeks.

A nullipara may also be called a nullip, or indicated as para 0.

FertilitySmarts explains Nullipara (Nullip)

Birth professionals including OB/GYNs, midwifes, and labor and delivery nurses often use abbreviated terminology to describe a woman's obstetric history.

Nulliparity is a term to describe the state of having never given birth. A woman who has never given birth is nulliparous, and is referred to as a nullipara.

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