Perinatal – Neonatal

 

Definition: Neonatal: Pertaining to the newborn period which, by convention, is the first four weeks after birth.

 

Definition: Perinatal: Pertaining to the period immediately before and after birth. The perinatal period is defined in diverse ways. Depending on the definition, it starts at the 20th to 28th week of gestation and ends 1 to 4 weeks after birth. The word "perinatal" is a hybrid of the Greek "peri-" meaning "around or about" and "natal" from the Latin "natus" meaning "born."

 

Perinatal Sepsis & Abortion:

http://www.jstor.org/pss/4453848

 

History of Perinatal Outcomes:

http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/History-abortion-perinatal-outcomes-associated/20059443.html

 

 

Neonatal & Childhood Sequelae:

http://www.abortionfacts.com/online_books/love_them_both/why_cant_we_love_them_both_22.asp

 

 

Legalization of Abortion & Neonatal Mortality:

http://www.springerlink.com/content/q66h805596687r75/

 
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