American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or being the period around childbirth, especially the five months before and one month after birth: perinatal mortality; perinatal care.
- adj. Of or pertaining to the time around birth.
- adj. occurring during the period around birth (5 months before and 1 month after)
“Genetic counselors, sonographers and nurses involved in perinatal care are also welcome.”
“It is about research in perinatal and neonatal medicine.”
“Although not categorized as "cold-stress," exposure to cold this month also may have contributed to the deaths of several newborn manatees, classified as "perinatal" - or those that die before reaching five feet in length.”
“Although there was not a reduction in deaths among newborns during the first seven days of life, Bose said, there was a reduction in the total number of stillbirths and newborn deaths, often referred to as perinatal mortality.”
“For one in 10 mothers, the dark thoughts will start in pregnancy and continue after the baby is born, a lesser-known condition called perinatal depression.”
“The cold this year probably also contributed to the deaths of several newborn manatees classified as "perinatal," according to the wildlife commission's Web site.”
“Grof stressed the importance of two previously neglected realms of experience that psychedelic experiences can tap into where traditional therapy cannot: the "perinatal”
“Researchers said exposure to cold likely contributed to the deaths of several newborn manatees, classified as "perinatal," or those that die before reaching five feet in length.”
“They began to see which kinds of illnesses were the sequelae of improved pre- and perinatal care.”
“The virus can also be transmitted during the perinatal period if an infant is born to a hepatitis C virus infected mother.”
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