9. Number of previous live births now living
Category: Prenatal Care and Pregnancy History
BC # 35a
FDFWS # 9
FDR # 29a
|Definitions||The total number of previous live-born infants now living.|
Do not include this infant.
Include all previous live-born infants who are still living.
For multiple deliveries:
Include all live-born infants before this infant in the pregnancy.
If the first born, do not include this infant.
If the second born, include the first born, etc.
If no previous live-born infants, check “none.”
See “Attachment to the Facility Worksheet for the Live Birth Certificate for Multiple Births.”
|Sources||1st Prenatal care record under–
2nd Labor and delivery nursing admission triage form under –
3rd Admission history and physical (H&P)
|Keywords and Abbreviations||
L – Now living
G – Gravida – Total number of pregnancies
P – Para – Previous live births and fetal deaths > 28 weeks of gestation
T – Term – Delivered at 37 to 40 weeks gestation