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When does an abortus become a stillborn fetus?
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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Stillbirth
Prior to 20 weeks gestation the fetus is an abortus.
After 20 weeks it is a stillbirth. Some states make the distinction on the basis of fetal weight with < 500 gm an abortus and > 500 gm a stillbirth.

In brief: Stillbirth
Prior to 20 weeks gestation the fetus is an abortus.
After 20 weeks it is a stillbirth. Some states make the distinction on the basis of fetal weight with < 500 gm an abortus and > 500 gm a stillbirth.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
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