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perinatology

 [per″i-na-tol´o-je]
the branch of medicine (obstetrics and pediatrics) dealing with the fetus and infant during the perinatal period.

per·i·na·tol·o·gy

(per'i-nā-tol'ŏ-jē),
A subspeciality of obstetrics concerned with care of the mother and fetus during pregnancy, labor, and delivery, particularly when the mother or fetus is at a high risk for complications.
Synonym(s): perinatal medicine

perinatology

/peri·na·tol·o·gy/ (-na-tol´ah-je) the branch of medicine (obstetrics and pediatrics) dealing with the fetus and infant during the perinatal period.

perinatology

(pĕr′ə-nā-tŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The medical specialty concerned with the care of the mother, fetus, and infant during the perinatal period.

perinatology

[-nātol′əgē]
Etymology: Gk, peri + L, natus, birth; Gk, logos, science
a branch of medicine concerned with the study of the anatomical and physiological characteristics of mothers and their unborn and newborns, with diagnosis and treatment of disorders occurring in them during pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium. perinatologic, perinatological, adj.

per·i·na·tol·o·gy

(per'i-nā-tol'ŏ-jē)
A subspecialty of obstetrics concerned with care of the mother and fetus during pregnancy, labor, and delivery, particularly when one or both is at high risk of complications.
Synonym(s): perinatal medicine.

perinatology

The study of the care of the pregnant woman, the developing fetus and the new-born baby, and especially of those cases in which risk is anticipated from conditions known to endanger the life or health of the fetus or mother.

perinatology

the branch of veterinary medicine (obstetrics and pediatrics) dealing with the fetus and the newborn during the perinatal period.
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Eminent leaders in the field of perinatal medicine from Europe, Australia and the United States, some of whom are recipients of the 2011-2012 Shaikh Hamdan awards, will participate in the event.
The British Association of Perinatal Medicine drew up new professional guidance in 2008 after the Nuffield Council on Bioethics carried out an in-depth inquiry into the treatment of extremely premature babies.
Recent recommendations published in the Journal of Perinatal Medicine from the Expert Committee on LCPUFAs in Perinatology emphasize that, although breastfeeding is preferred, women who are unable, or choose not to, should look for infant formulas that contain DHA and AA at recommended levels.
Contact: Alice Kau, Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Branch, Center for Developmental Biology and Perinatal Medicine, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 6100 Executive Boulevard, Room 4B09F, MSC 7510, Bethesda, MD 20892-7510 USA, Rockville, MD 20852 USA (for express/courier service; non-USPS service), 301-496-1383, fax: 301-496-3791, e-mail: kana@mail.
Hoskins said at a conference on obstetrics, gynecology, perinatal medicine, neonatology, and the law.
The MRDD Branch is a vital, evolving entity within the Center for Developmental Biology and Perinatal Medicine (CDBPM) at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD).
But sometimes it's at 100%,' says Michael Weindling, a consultant neonatalist and professor of perinatal medicine who has worked in Liverpool for 19 years.
Professor David Field, Honorary Secretary of the British Association of Perinatal Medicine, said he was aware of three cases where babies had survived an abortion in the Midlands.
OSLO -- There are significant differences between babies born prematurely and those born at term in how they participate emotionally in relationships as adults, according to a study presented at the European Conference of Perinatal Medicine.
The research, for the British Association of Perinatal Medicine, found average journey time was 35 minutes.
2nd World Congress of Perinatal Medicine for Developing Countries and 8th National Congress of Turkish Perinatology Society, Antalya-Turkey.

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