Definition of stillbirth
: the birth of a dead fetus
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Zika infection also can lead to miscarriage or stillbirth.
A 19-year-old rape victim in El Salvador is sentenced to 30 years in prison for having a stillbirth.
Now the Oak Grove couple are helping other parents cope with miscarriage and stillbirth by making similar care packages and delivering them to Kansas City-area hospitals.
Listeria has been known to cause miscarriages, stillbirths and premature delivery in pregnant women.
Listeria infection in pregnant women could cause stillbirth or miscarriage.
Listeria can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths in pregnant women.
This is an event to raise awareness and funding for David’s Hope, a pregnancy loss ministry that provides comfort, aid and support to families who have or are going through miscarriage or stillbirth.
Pregnancies that end at 20 weeks or later are considered stillbirths, and death certificates must be issued in Florida and many other states.
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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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