postmortem delivery

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post·mor·tem de·liv·er·y

extraction of a fetus after the death of its mother.
Synonym(s): perimortem delivery

post·mor·tem de·li·ver·y

(pōst-mōr'tĕm dĕ-liv'ĕr-ē)
Extraction of the fetus after the death of its mother.

postmortem delivery

Delivery of the child by either the abdominal or vaginal route after death of the mother.
See also: delivery
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When deciding to perform a perimortem delivery, the following factors need to be considered: