perinatal period


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perinatal period

an interval extending approximately from the 28th week of gestation to the 28th day after birth.
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All mothers and fathers who present during the perinatal period are asked the three Whooley questions.
The results of this study clearly demonstrate that social and reproductive behaviors in the rat are disrupted by exposure to low doses of Vz during the perinatal period.
1995, 2000) found reduced numbers of granulocytes during the perinatal period and an increase in infectious diseases, such as otitis media and chicken pox.
They were shipped to our animal facility on day 5 of pregnancy for the study of BPA exposure during the perinatal period.
Late-onset sepsis-infections arising after the perinatal period (immediately before and after birth)-mainly occur in the hospital and affect 21 percent of very low birth-weight (VLBW; less than 3.
In fact, the perinatal period before and just after birth is replete with dynamic immune changes, many of which do not occur in adults.
An increasing number of studies have described syndromes occurring during the perinatal period in babies whose mothers used SSRIs.
The guidelines are based on studies that suggest that proper dental care during the perinatal period may help prevent preterm and low-birth weight babies and is an important aspect of overall health for pregnant women - allowing them to enter delivery in optimal health.
The risk of a stroke in children is greatest in the first year of life, and peaks during the perinatal period, roughly the weeks before and immediately after birth.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Committee on Obstetric Practice recently published a revised opinion on screening for perinatal depression, recommending that "clinicians screen patients at least once during the perinatal period for depression and anxiety symptoms using a standard, validated tool.
Branches modernization of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, and Neonatal chance for the population of the District Myslenice access to modern methods of prevention, diagnosis and treatment in the perinatal period, as well as improving the quality of health care for mother and child.

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