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Intrauterine Fetal Demise

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Updated May 09, 2014

Definition:

Intrauterine fetal demise is the clinical term for the death of a baby in the uterus, during pregnancy and before birth. The term is usually used for pregnancy losses that happen after the 20th week of gestation.

Also Known As: Stillbirth
Alternate Spellings: Intrauterine Demise, Fetal Demise, Fetal Death
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