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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the time around birth.

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  • adj. occurring during the period around birth (5 months before and 1 month after)

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Examples

  • Genetic counselors, sonographers and nurses involved in perinatal care are also welcome.

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  • It is about research in perinatal and neonatal medicine.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Grof stressed the importance of two previously neglected realms of experience that psychedelic experiences can tap into where traditional therapy cannot: the "perinatal"

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  • 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.

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  • They began to see which kinds of illnesses were the sequelae of improved pre- and perinatal care.

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  • 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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