stillbirth


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still·birth

 (stĭl′bûrth′)
n.
1. The birth of a dead infant.
2. An infant who is dead at birth.

stillbirth

(ˈstɪlˌbɜːθ)
n
1. (Pathology) birth of a dead fetus or baby
2. (Pathology) a stillborn fetus or baby

still•birth

(ˈstɪlˌbɜrθ)

n.
1. the birth of a dead child or animal.
2. a fetus dead at birth.
[1745–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stillbirth - a natural loss of the products of conceptionstillbirth - a natural loss of the products of conception
abortion - termination of pregnancy
habitual abortion - repeated spontaneous abortion (often for no known reason)
imminent abortion, threatened abortion - the appearance of symptoms that signal the impending loss of the products of conception
incomplete abortion, partial abortion - termination of pregnancy without expulsion of all of the products of conception
live birth - the birth of a living fetus (regardless of the length of gestation)
Translations

stillbirth

[ˈstɪlˌbɜːθ] Nmortinato m

stillbirth

[ˈstɪlbɜːrθ] nmortinaissance f, naissance f d'un enfant mort-né

stillbirth

[ˈstɪlˌbɜːθ] nbambino/a nato/a morto/a

still·birth

n. nacimiento sin vida.

stillbirth

n mortinato, parto de un feto muerto después de 28 semanas de embarazo
References in periodicals archive ?
Keywords: Istanbul, stillbirth, causes of stillbirth, prematurity
Objective: To determine the prospective risk of stillbirth, perinatal death and neonatal morbidities in twins.
It's not a one-to-one trade, where each stillbirth corresponds to an infant death that is subsequently avoided.
Researchers examined the risks of stillbirth and neonatal death at weekly intervals (eg, pooled risk difference per 1,000 pregnancies for stillbirth and neonatal death at 37 0-6 weeks, 1.
Delivery for uncomplicated dichorionic twin pregnancies should be considered at 37 weeks' gestation, a week earlier than is generally recommended in the United States, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies that reported rates of stillbirth and neonatal mortality at various gestational ages.
The purpose of this study was to determine the risk of perinatal loss when previous pregnancy ended up in stillbirth or early neonatal death.
Experts behind a major study into Britain's high stillbirth rate said some hospitals carry out "cursory" investigations into whether lessons can be learned about the care of mothers and babies, while others fail to record data.
Ongoing efforts to reduce stillbirth around the world have had some impact, but the burden remains high, especially in less well-off parts of the world, a new analysis suggests.
Background and Objective: Pakistan accounts for the highest stillbirth rate in the world.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister of State for National Health, Services, Regulations and Coordination Saira Afzal Tarar on Friday informed the National Assembly that the government was taking steps to decrease stillbirth rate in the country.
In New Zealand, stillbirth rates at a gestation of 3741 weeks or more have reduced over the seven years since the PMMRCs national perinatal audit began.
Now, after analyzing national infant birth and death statistics covering several years, NIH researchers have concluded that efforts to prevent elective deliveries are not linked to an increase in stillbirth on a national level.