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expectant mother

A pregnant woman. I know the subway's crowded, but you should really give your seat to the expectant mother standing by the door.
See also: mother
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

expectant mother

a pregnant woman. The doctor's waiting room was filled with expectant mothers. The magazine has articles of interest to young parents and expectant mothers.
See also: mother
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Expectant management consisted of close monitoring until 37 weeks or until an indication for delivery occurred, whichever came first.
Delta Dental of Arizona, through its Foundation, is proud to work alongside and support nonprofit organizations and community health centers that focus on providing free or reduced cost dental services to expectant mothers.
Midwives and GPs can refer new and expectant mums to a specialist clinic, where they receive high quality care from a consultant perinatal psychiatrist and community psychiatric nurses.
Expectant women (417) of second and third trimester were enrolled in study through Non-probability convenient sampling.
Each of these artworks were put on display and awarded to the expectant moms by the end of the program.
Midwife Vicki Scott " And despite having to cope with a multitude of worries, over half of expectant mums (54%) think they'll feel more fulfilled when they've had their baby.
class="MsoNormalThe decline from 488 deaths per 100,000 live births to 362 is commendable and calls for greater support to further boost the safety of expectant mothers and their newborns.
Access to these services is normally only available to expectant parents with pain and bleeding or due to an adverse pregnancy history.
The concept of priority queuing areas for expectant mothers was first tried out at selected locations along the Tamsui-Xinyi (Red) Line and Songshan-Xindian (Green) Line
Grobman and his colleagues evaluated the deliveries of 3,062 women who underwent labor induction between 39 weeks of gestation and 39 weeks and 4 days of gestation, and compared them with outcomes of 3,044 women who received expectant management until 40 weeks and 5 days of gestation.
Of course there is health care for the expectant mothers.
Shashiraj Eswarappa, consultant, Internal Medicine and Medical Superintendent at KOH, said, 'We are extremely delighted to start the antenatal classes for expectant mothers.
Management of tubal ectopic pregnancy is done by either medical, salpingectomy or salpingostomy or by expectant method depending upon feasibility.
Objective: To compare the safety and effectiveness of expectant management with medical management by misoprostol in cases of first trimester miscarriage.
It would require shopping centers and major retailers to designate at least one parking spot for expectant mothers and create a safe and secure area for women to breastfeed.