Describes the period surrounding birth, and traditionally includes the time from
fetal viability from about 24 weeks of pregnancy up to either 7 or 28 days of life.
Fetal deaths after 24 completed weeks of gestation and death before 7 completed
A child which has issued forth from its mother after the 24th week of pregnancy
and which did not, at any time after being completely expelled from its mother,
breathe or show any other signs of life.
Death before the age of 28 completed days following live birth.
Early neonatal is up to 7 days
Late neonatal is from 7 and up to 28 days.
Death in the first year following live birth.