German: Totgeburt
Japanese: 死産

Medicine. Birth of a child of at least 500 g weight without blood circulation or breath. In some countries a stillbirth is defined as the death of a fetus at any time after the 20th week of pregnancy. Causes for still birth are for example bacterial infection,

birth defects, chromosomal aberrations, or growth retardation. If the weight of the fetus is below 500 g, it is called miscarriage.

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