WHAT IS STILLBIRTH

DEFINITION

A stillborn baby is a baby born after the 24th week of pregnancy who does not show any signs of life.

If the baby dies in the womb, is it known as an intra-uterine stillbirth. If the baby dies during labour, it is called an intra-partum stillbirth.

If the baby dies before 24 weeks, it is known as miscarriage.