Stillbirth definition

Stillbirth means an unintended fetal death occurring after a gestation period of 20 completed weeks or more or an unintended fetal death of a fetus with a weight of 350 or more grams.
Stillbirth means any complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a human child the gestational age of which is not less than 20 completed weeks, resulting in other than a live birth, as defined in this section, and which is not an induced termination of pregnancy.
Stillbirth means the complete expulsion or extraction from its mother after at least 20 weeks' pregnancy, or after attaining a weight of at least 500 g, of a product of conception in which, after the expulsion or extraction, there is no breathing, beating of the heart, pulsation of the umbilical cord or unmistakable movement of voluntary muscle;

Examples of Stillbirth in a sentence

  • Code P95, Stillbirth, is only for use in institutions that maintain separate records for stillbirths.

  • Stillbirth rates in singleton, twins and triplets in Sweden, 1869 to 2001.

  • Stillbirth in developing countries: a review of causes, risk factors and prevention strategies.

  • Clinical Practice Guideline for Care Around Stillbirth and Neonatal Death.

  • Stillbirth or infant death In cases of stillbirth or infant death, eligible employees will continue to receive their Parental Leave Pay.


More Definitions of Stillbirth

Stillbirth means stillbirth as defined in section 136A.2.
Stillbirth means the birth of a child born after the 24th week of pregnancy (calculated from the beginning of the mother’s last menstrual period) which does not, at any time after being completely expelled from its mother, breathe or show any other sign of life and “stillborn child” shall be construed accordingly.
Stillbirth means the delivery of a Stillborn Child.
Stillbirth means a birth after twenty (20) completed weeks gestation in which the child shows no evidence of life after complete birth;
Stillbirth means an unintended fetal death occurring after a gestation period of twenty completed weeks, or an unintended fetal death of a fetus with a weight of three hundred fifty or more grams.2004 Acts, ch 1031, §3, 12Referred to in §144.31A 136A.3 Establishment of center for congenital and inherited disorders — duties.A center for congenital and inherited disorders is established within the department. The center shall do all of the following:1. Initiate, conduct, and supervise statewide screening programs for congenital and inherited disorders amenable to population screening.2. Initiate, conduct, and supervise statewide health care programs to aid in the early detection, treatment, prevention, education, and provision of supportive care related to congenital and inherited disorders.3. Develop specifications for and designate a central laboratory in which tests conducted pursuant to the screening programs provided for in subsection 1 will be performed.4. Gather, evaluate, and maintain information related to causes, severity, prevention, and methods of treatment for congenital and inherited disorders in conjunction with a central registry, screening programs, genetic health care programs, and ongoing scientific investigations and surveys.5. Perform surveillance and monitoring of congenital and inherited disorders to determine the occurrence and trends of the disorders, to conduct thorough and complete epidemiological surveys, to assist in the planning for and provision of services to children with congenital and inherited disorders and their families, and to identify environmental and genetic risk factors for congenital and inherited disorders.6. Provide information related to severity, causes, prevention, and methods of treatment for congenital and inherited disorders to the public, medical and scientific communities, and health science disciplines.7. Implement public education programs, continuing education programs for health practitioners, and education programs for trainees of the health science disciplines related to genetics, congenital disorders, and inheritable disorders.8. Participate in policy development to assure the appropriate use and confidentiality of genetic information and technologies to improve health and prevent disease.
Stillbirth. ’ means any complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of human conception the weight of which is in excess of 350 grams a living individual organism of the species homo sapiens, who dies in utero, irrespective of the duration of pregnancy, resulting in other than a live birth, as defined in this act, and which is not an induced termination of pregnancy.
Stillbirth means an unintended, intrauterine fetal death after a gestational age of not less than twenty (20) completed weeks or with a weight of three hundred fifty (350) grams or more.