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stillbirth / FDIU

Introduction

  • a fetal death in utero (FDIU) is defined as:
    • “The death of a baby in utero after 20 completed weeks of gestation or birth weight more than 400grams if the period of gestation cannot be reliably established.”
  • a stillbirth is defined as:
    • “A baby born of at least 20 weeks gestation, or if it cannot be reliably established whether the period of gestation is more or less than 20 weeks, with a body mass of at least 400 grams at birth that exhibits no sign of respiration or heartbeat, or other sign of life after birth.”
  • a neonatal death is defined as:
    • “The death of a live born infant within 28 days of birth.”

Risk factors

stillbirth.txt · Last modified: 2019/08/05 16:43 (external edit)