What is GPAL in pregnancy?
G5 means she's been pregnant 5 times. P- number of preterm infants born after 20 weeks and before 37 weeks. T- number of term pregnancies born on/after 37 weeks. A- pregnancies ending in spontaneous abortion or therapeutic abortion.
A multiparous woman (multip) has given birth more than once. A grand multipara is a woman who has already delivered five or more infants who have achieved a gestational age of 24 weeks or more, and such women are traditionally considered to be at higher risk than the average in subsequent pregnancies.
- Medical Definition of Grand multipara. Grand multipara: The term "multipara" applies to any woman who has given birth 2 or more times. A woman who has given birth 5 or more times is called a grand multipara.
- Multipara: A woman who has had two or more pregnancies resulting in potentially viable offspring. The term para refers to births. A para III has had three such pregnancies; a para VI or more is also known as a grand 'multipara.
- The reflected binary code (RBC), also known just as reflected binary (RB) or Gray code after Frank Gray, is an ordering of the binary numeral system such that two successive values differ in only one bit (binary digit).
For example, a woman who is described as 'gravida 2, para 2 (sometimes abbreviated to G2 P2) has had two pregnancies and two deliveries after 24 weeks, and a woman who is described as 'gravida 2, para 0' (G2 P0) has had two pregnancies, neither of which survived to a gestational age of 24 weeks.
- Gravida is a single number: the number of times they have ever been pregnant including the present if pregnant now. Para: Is the number of babies delivered. In Ob: it is split into 4 numbers: Full term, preterm, Abortions-elective or spontaneous and total children living at present. Example G4 P2 1 1 3.
- EXAMPLE: On an OB patient's chart you may see the abbreviations: gravida 3, para 2. This means three pregnancies, two live births. The OB patient, currently pregnant with her third baby, will become a Gravida 3, Para 3 after giving birth.
- medical Definition of nulligravida. plural nulligravidae ?-ˌdī, -ˌdē also nulligravidas. : a woman who has never been pregnant — compare nullipara.
Gravida and para are medical terms that relate to pregnancy and birth. Gravida or gravidity describes the total number of confirmed pregnancies that a woman has had, regardless of the outcome. Para or parity is defined as the number of births that a woman has had after 20 weeks gestation.
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- For example, a woman who is described as 'gravida 2, para 2 (sometimes abbreviated to G2 P2) has had two pregnancies and two deliveries after 24 weeks, and a woman who is described as 'gravida 2, para 0' (G2 P0) has had two pregnancies, neither of which survived to a gestational age of 24 weeks.
- Gravida indicates the number of times a woman is or has been pregnant, regardless of the pregnancy outcome. Twin pregnancy is counted as 1. Parity, or "para" indicates the number of pregnancies reaching viable gestational age (including live births and stillbirths).
Updated: 4th December 2019