expectant mother

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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

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
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The right to time off to accompany the expectant mother to her antenatal appointments will allow the other parent this opportunity where their employer might not otherwise give permission.
There is a variety of stress management techniques that may be beneficial in reducing stress in the expectant mother.
The health, diet, and behavior of the expectant mother is critically important in giving birth to a properly developed and healthy baby.
She can also offer support for other family members who want to quit so that the expectant mother has everyday support and is less likely to start smoking due to people smoking around her.
The distinguishing feature of a Blessingway baby shower is that it is a woman-centered celebration, that especially focuses upon the strength, beauty, and metamorphosis of the female powers of the expectant mother, rather than the more typical baby-centered parties used to accumulate goods for the newborn.
That decision reflected fire court's reasoning at the time: that a defendant physician whose negligence leads to a fetal death violates no duty to the expectant mother because the alleged misconduct injures only the fetus.
According to the book, consistent exercise rewards the expectant mother in several ways.
The pack contains a selection of sample products, cents-off coupons and literature for both the expectant mother and about the new arrival.
We studied the changes in the feet that occur during pregnancy and spent nearly two years developing a shoe that would address the needs of the expectant mother," said Tom Adams, managing director of New Life Shoes.
With the use of Scripture and meditation, this program has been designed to make the expectant mother and her support person aware that this event is a gift from God.
Hatley visits with the expectant mother and father about the 34th week of pregnancy.
About 300 people are expected to attend the dramatic walk down a candle-lit path to make-believe Bethlehem, with Joseph leading the expectant mother to the occupied inn and then to the stable.
The main advantage of this detection method for Down syndrome is that it does not pose any risk to the expectant mother or the child and can be performed in the early stage of pregnancy.
In addition to hormonal changes, the stress and demands of being a new mother and the transfer of attention from the expectant mother to the new baby also could contribute to depression, Stotland said.
The expectant mother opted to take the cash option in lieu of the car and plans to put the money to good use for her new bundle of joy.
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