neonaticide


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neonaticide

(ˌniːəʊˈneɪtɪˌsaɪd)
n
(Law) the act of killing a baby in the first 24 hours of its life
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(30) In contrast, neonaticide (murder in the first day of life) is rarely related to PPP because PPP typically has a later onset.
Filicide is murder of a child by a parent; infanticide is murder of a child within the first year of life; neonaticide is murder of a child within the first 24 hours after birth.
[14,55] If D and X were performed by cephalic presentation on a living fetus that takes its first breath before its demise, the physician would be guilty of neonaticide. [14] D and X is also reportedly performed without fetal anaesthesia.
If this was a neonaticide (killed right after birth), we have a lot more work to do promoting the baby Safe Haven law," Pam Sawyer, a former state representative from Bolton who worked on Connecticut's  Safe Haven legislation said,(http://www.bostonherald.com/news/local_coverage/2018/10/dead_baby_found_at_connecticut_garbage_center_may_be_from_andover) Boston Herald reported.
(16,17) The rate of neonaticide in South Africa is 19.6 per 100 000 live births, with 71.0% of the mothers being identified as the perpetrator.
This finding is supported by the national child homicide study showing that SA had one of the highest reported rates of neonaticide globally.
To support such a bold statement, Abate situates her argument within the context of America's fascination with this fairy tale and the frequency in which neonaticide, infanticide, and filicide occur in America, especially compared to other developed nations.
When I first began to unearth the extent of infanticide, neonaticide and concealment of birth in colonial Western Australia, I did not know what to do with all the pain I found.
114, 129 (2005); see also Shannon Farley, Neonaticide: When the Bough Breaks and The Cradle Falls, 52 Buff.
Rosalie's killing of her twins shortly after giving birth is typical of neonaticide committed by single women who find themselves alone and in poverty, and who also may be experiencing severe exhaustion or post-partum psychosis.