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perinatal

 [per″ĭ-na´t'l]
relating to the period shortly before and after birth; from the twentieth to twenty-ninth week of gestation to 1 to 4 weeks after birth.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

per·i·na·tal

(per'i-nā'tăl),
Occurring during, or pertaining to, the periods before, during, or after the time of birth; that is, before delivery from the 22nd week of gestation through the first 28 days after delivery.
[peri- + L. natus, pp. of nascor, to be born]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

perinatal

(pĕr′ə-nāt′l)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being the period around childbirth, especially the five months before and one month after birth: perinatal mortality; perinatal care.

per′i·na′tal·ly adv.
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perinatal

Medspeak-UK
Referring to the period from three months before birth to one month after birth.
 
Obstetrics
Referring to the period around birth, often defined as between the 28th week of pregnancy and the end of the first week of life.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

perinatal

adjective Referring to the period around birth, often between the 28th wk of pregnancy and the end of the first wk of life
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

per·i·na·tal

(per'i-nā'tăl)
Occurring during, or pertaining to, the periods before, during, or after the time of birth, i.e., before delivery from the 28th week of gestation through the first 7 days after delivery.
[peri- + L. natus, pp. of nascor, to be born]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

perinatal

Pertaining to the period immediately before and after birth. For statistical purposes, the perinatal period is defined as the period from the 28th week of pregnancy to the end of the 1st week after birth. Perinatal mortality is the number of babies born dead together with the number dying during the first week after birth.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Perinatal

Referring to the period of time surrounding an infant's birth, from the last two months of pregnancy to the first 28 days of life. The TORCH panel tests for perinatal infections.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

per·i·na·tal

(per'i-nā'tăl)
Occurring during, or pertaining to, the periods before, during, or after the time of birth.
[peri- + L. natus, pp. of nascor, to be born]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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"We should remember each perinatal death has a profound effect on a mother, a father and the family."
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The Minister made the call during the Advocacy and Sensitization Meeting on Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response (MPDSR), held recently in Abuja.