• Timing Contractions

    Contractions are measured from the beginning of one contraction until the beginning of the next contraction.

  • Toxoplasmosis

    Toxoplasmosis (tok-so-plaz-MOE-sis) is a disease that results from infection with the Toxoplasma gondii parasite, one of the world’s most common parasites. Infection usually occurs by eating undercooked contaminated meat, exposure from infected cat feces, or […]

  • Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)

    Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS or TNS) is the use of electric current produced by a device to stimulate the nerves for therapeutic purposes. TENS, by definition, covers the complete range of transcutaneously applied currents […]

  • Transverse

    Sideways positioning of the baby’s body in utero.

  • Transverse presentation

    A transverse lie position in pregnancy means that the baby is horizontal in your belly. The position of the baby becomes an issue as your due date approaches. The optimal position for vaginal delivery is […]

  • Trimester

    A trimester is a period of three months, especially as a division of the duration of pregnancy.