Term: Interpregnancy Interval (IPI)
Last Updated: 2012-11-05
Also known as birth spacing. IPI is the time between the last delivery and conception of the current pregnancy. In Heaman et al. (2012), a short IPI was considered to be less than 12 months between pregnancies.
Heaman M, Kingston D, Helewa M, Brownell M, Derksen S, Bogdanovic B, McGowan K, Bailly A.
Perinatal Services and Outcomes in Manitoba.
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy,
2012. [Report] [Summary] [Updates and Errata] (View)