stillborn infant


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still·born in·'fant

an infant who has achieved 20 weeks of gestation and shows no evidence of life after birth. Compare: liveborn infant.

still·born in·fant

(stil'bōrn in'fănt)
A newborn who shows no evidence of life after birth.
Compare: liveborn infant
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The delivery of a stillborn infant can affect both parents profoundly, and the sense of loss can radiate to the friends and family of the couple.
The unreadable figure of the stillborn infant seems to mark a significant crisis in the field of modernism, a crisis that is symptomatically ignored as such?
While research has shown that parents who choose not to do such things with their stillborn infants will most often have regrets (Cacciatore, 2007), when a parent faces birth and death in the same moment, the parent's discomfort with what may seem strange (i.
All women who deliver a stillborn infant after 20 weeks' gestation should be tested.
The Saving Babies 2012-2013 report, based on data collected for the PPIP, reported SA's SBR and rate for stillborn infants weighing =1 000 g (SBR =1 000 g) as 23.
In one study, 100% of stillborn infants with CDH had associated lethal anomalies.
Social and religious beliefs further determine the degree to which parents are allowed to grieve publicly, or whether stillborn infants are named, referred to, or their bodies viewed and held by family.
Cardiomyopathy and cardiomegaly in stillborn infants of diabetic mothers.
There is a great mix of different people buried in the cemetery and many young children and stillborn infants, as well as adults from all over the world.
The author is a very good historian in this case, patiently recounting Xiao Lu's notorious February 1989 shooting of her installation, Dialogue (1989), at the National Art Museum of China, Beijing, during the country's first government-sponsored exhibition of avant-garde art, or describing the troubling use of fetuses and stillborn infants in performance activities before the Chinese government stopped the practice.
The Texas Birth Defects Registry provided data from 1 January 1999 to 31 December 2004 on 1,108 newborn infants, stillborn infants, and electively terminated fetuses with NTDs.
Upon postmortem examination, one-fourth to one-half of stillborn infants die as a result of causes that are indiscernible (Froen et al.