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  1. premature birth(Noun)

    The birth of an infant prior to the completion of its prenatal development.

  2. premature birth(Noun)

    : Childbirth occurring earlier than 37 completed weeks of gestation, but later than 20th week, which is regarded a miscarriage.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Premature Birth

    CHILDBIRTH before 37 weeks of PREGNANCY (259 days from the first day of the mother's last menstrual period, or 245 days after FERTILIZATION).

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How to say premature birth in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of premature birth in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of premature birth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of premature birth in a Sentence

  1. Ruth Feldman:

    Maternal deprivation during the critical post-birth period carries detrimental long term effects for all mammalian young, provision of the mother’s physical proximity can counter some of the adverse side effects of premature birth.

  2. Wanda Barfield:

    The successes of modern technology can only go so far. There is still high burden of premature birth, they're not just small babies; their entire organ systems are immature (and) until they are full-term they run risks of complication.

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