Tell me is a premature baby at risk of a stillbirth? answer

Tell me is a premature baby at risk of a stillbirth? answer…

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¬†This week we shall¬† answer the most frequently worrying questions¬†searched for¬†on our blog site.¬† Not many people want to talk about¬†such a taboo subject as¬†baby loss. We are here to offer support and empathy at such a difficult time for a family….

To clarify your question a stillbirth is where a baby is born after 20 weeks gestation known as a stillborn  or stillbirth.Its stillborn because it shows no signs of life. It could have happened inside the womb or during delivery.

  • Babies born stillborn under 24 weeks gestation do not get a death cerificate.
  • Babies born before this time of 20 weeks which have passed away¬†is known as a miscarriage.
  • ¬†Babies born stillborn ¬†after 24 weeks gestation will be allocated a death certificate.
  • Premature babies and newborn Babies born alive which later die within 28 days of birth is known as a neonatal death.A premature birth for babies born under 37 weeks gestation is at more risk of problems due to prematurity than a baby that has gone to full term.

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