Non-viable delivery at 20-23 weeks gestation: observations and signs of life after birth

Macfarlane, P.I.; Wood, S.; Bennett, J.
May 2003
Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;May2003, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p199
Academic Journal
Describes the outcome of labor, signs of life at birth and duration of survival after delivery at 20-23 weeks gestation. Signs of life observed in the first hour after delivery, where 'audible cry' and spontaneous breathing' categories have been combined and taken as indicative of respiratory effort.


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