viable infant

viable infant

an infant who at birth weighs at least 500 g or is 24 weeks or more of gestational age.

viable infant

Neonatology An infant who is likely to survive to the point of sustaining life independently, given the benefit of available medical therapy. Cf Nonviable fetus.
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In our case, this approach led to negative [beta]-hCG levels for greater than 1-year post therapy and the subsequent delivery of a viable infant.
The 13,258 women studied were those who underwent an elective cesarean of a viable infant at 37 weeks gestation or later in the absence of labour or other obstetric or medical indications for early cesarean delivery (prior to 39 weeks).
1) Twenty-five pregnancies were not identified until the woman went into labor; 12 of these resulted in the birth of a viable infant.
The second story, "A Viable Infant," for instance, is recounted in the third person and, unusually, includes a woman.
AAPS points out in its filing that Texas enacted HB2 in the wake of the Gosnell prosecution and the accompanying revelations about the abortion industry murdering live-born, viable infants while also endangering and even killing women abortion patients.
Marginally viable infants, he claims, "require immediate treatment to stabilize the situation" so they can be fully assessed.