Term: Low Number of Prenatal Care Visits

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2013-02-11

Definition:

A woman is considered to have a low number of prenatal care visits if they have less than five prenatal care visits (as recorded on the maternal delivery record) prior to delivery.

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  • Heaman M, Kingston D, Helewa M, Brownell M, Derksen S, Bogdanovic B, McGowan K, Bailly A. Perinatal Services and Outcomes in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2012. [Summary] [Full Report] [Errata] (View)