Multigravida

Definition - What does Multigravida mean?

Multigravida is medical terminology for a woman who has been pregnant more than once, regardless of pregnancy outcome.

Multigravida may also be refered to as secundigravida when a woman is on her second pregancy.


FertilitySmarts explains Multigravida

A woman's obstetric history is often abbreviated by the healthcare professionals who provide prenatal care and assist with delivery.

Multigravidity refers to the condition of having being pregnant more than once. A woman who experiences the condition is multigravid, and referred to as a multigravida.

With the term multigravidity, "multi" is the Latin prefix for more than once and "gravidity" refers to the number of times that a woman has been pregnant.

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