neonaticide


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neonaticide

(nē″ō-nāt′ĭ-sīd″) [″ + (hom)icide]
Killing of a newborn child, usually during the first day of life.

neonaticide

The killing of a baby in the first 24 hours of its life.
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In our study of neonaticide cases, we demonstrated 2 important social scenarios that may contribute to the act of killing and that occur among marginalised groups of women in Malaysia; adolescents and immigrant workers.
In the course of my doctoral research I uncovered 55 cases of infanticide, neonaticide and/or concealment of birth that had occurred between the years of non-Indigenous settlement of Western Australia in 1829, and federation in 1901.
On the basis of these cases, we suggest that the age of the victim may be a factor in why PND evidence was not presented--there were two neonaticides in this sub-sample which, as discussed above, does not generally coincide with a diagnosis of PND.
the fact that "women who commit neonaticide are of every age, of
Perinatal risk factors for neonaticide and infant homicide: can we identify those at risk?
London, Dec 14 (ANI): A new research has found that the true incidence of neonaticides - the unlawful killing of a baby within the first 24 hours of its life - is more than five times as common as official estimates suggest.
Killing within twenty-hours of life is neonaticide, a term
Neonaticide (murder of the infant in the first day of life) generally is not related to PPP because PPP usually does not begin until after the day of delivery.
Part III considers how Judge Zobel's interpretation of Woodward's culpability undermines women's decisionmaking by comparing the defense and outcome in Woodward to the same in cases involving maternal infanticide and neonaticide.