Definition of stillbirth
: the birth of a dead fetus
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Pregnancies that end at 20 weeks or later are considered stillbirths, and death certificates must be issued in Florida and many other states.
Pregnancies that end at 20 weeks or later are considered stillbirths, and death certificates must be issued.
Listeria infection can also cause miscarriages and stillbirth among pregnant women.
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STILLBIRTH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of stillbirth for English Language Learners
: the birth of a dead baby
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