# How do you calculate parity and gravida?

## How do you calculate parity and gravida?

Gravidity is defined as the number of times that a woman has been pregnant. Parity is defined as the number of times that she has given birth to a fetus with a gestational age of 24 weeks or more, regardless of whether the child was born alive or was stillborn.

**How is Gtpal calculated?**

GTPAL example calculation

- G = 10 (the patient’s combined 2 term birth + 1 preterm birth + 7 miscarriages )
- T = 2 (the patient’s 2 term births)
- P = 1 (the patient’s 1 preterm births)
- A = 7 (the patient’s 7 miscarriages)
- L = 2 (the patient’s 2 living children)

### What’s the difference between Gravida and parity in pregnancy?

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.

**What does para mean in terms of pregnancy?**

Para refers to the total number of pregnancies that a woman has carried past 20 weeks of pregnancy. This number includes both live births and pregnancy losses after 20 weeks, such as stillbirths. The term primipara may be used to describe a woman who has had one delivery after 20 weeks,…

#### How many pregnancies and miscarriages is the gtpal?

If you have a patient who has a history of 5 pregnancies : 2 births at 39 and 40 weeks, and 3 miscarriages before 20 weeks what is the GTPAL? So this would be a G5 T2 P0 A3 L2. She has had 5 pregnancies, 2 at term, 0 preterm, 3 miscarriages which is A and 2 living children.

**What does gravidity and parity mean in nursing?**

In this lesson we are going to talk about gravidity and parity. This is also known as the “Gs and Ps”. Gravidity is recorded as G’s in the clinical setting and will include the current pregnancy. If you remember Gravidity means the number of pregnancies.