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.
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still·born in·fant

(stil'bōrn in'fănt)
A newborn who shows no evidence of life after birth.
Compare: liveborn infant
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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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.
First, shortcomings in screening practices (e.g., inconsistent syphilis testing of mothers with stillborn infants) or underreporting can lead to missed cases (10).
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?
Mothers who have delivered a stillborn infant are denied their baby, but they may also feel that they are denied the experience of birth: The fact that their baby has died invalidates this nearly universal female experience.
It emerged on Friday that the 18-year-old mother, from Longford and currently studying in Cavan, gave birth to the stillborn infant on or around October 21.
All women who deliver a stillborn infant after 20 weeks' gestation should be tested.
Two deaths occurred during hospitalization (one woman who had an ectopic pregnancy, and one stillborn infant), and 22 live infants were born.
However, the prevalence in stillborn infants was 2.8%-15%,2 suggesting that it is an important cause of stillbirth.
Ignoring the flightless birds, stillborn infants, shriveled crops
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 23.1 and 17.6 per 1 000 total births, respectively.
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.