Term: Stillborn Birth

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2006-04-03

Definition:

A fetus weighing 500 g or more, or of gestational age 20 weeks or more with no sign of life after birth.

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  • Brownell M, Martens PJ, Kozyrskyj A, Fergusson P, Lerfald J, Mayer T, Derksen S, Friesen D. Assessing the Health of Children in Manitoba: A Population-Based Study. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 2001. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)