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  • a  occurring during the period around birth (5 months before and 1 month after)
    perinatal mortality
    perinatal care

  • The Minnesota psychologist and her colleagues found that disparity could be due as often to innate factors such as perinatal care or his birth parents' genes.
  • Each also has one or more fully staffed and equipped regional perinatal centers, complete with neonatal intensive care units for very tiny and very weak infants.
  • Jos Villar, head of the WHO's maternal and perinatal research division: "It was calculated by experts who just sat around a table in the '80s without the benefit of actual .
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  • Lois Capps in Business Wire (press release)
    I applaud this effort's goal to eliminate preventable birth injuries by implementing evidence-based guidance for providing the highest quality perinatal care,said Congresswoman Lois Capps, D-Calif., co-founder and co-chair of the...
  • Thoraya Obaid in UN News Centre
    Perinatal depression is associated with increased risk of obstetric complications and premature birth,said Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, UNFPA's Executive Director. "And depressed women are less likely to seek and receive antenatal or postnatal...
  • Tariana Turia in (press release)
    The other report, Perinatal and maternal mortality in New Zealand 2006, reveals that Pacific and Maori women had far higher rates of perinatal mortality than other population groupssaid Mrs Turia. "Babies born to mothers identifying as...

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