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Birth event—intended setting of birth

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term695175
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/12/2018
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The intended place of birth at the onset of labour.

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Object class:Birth event
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The sequence of actions by which a baby and the placenta are expelled or extracted from the female's uterus at childbirth. The process usually starts spontaneously about 280 days after conception with onset of labour, but it may be started by artificial means. The process ends upon complete expulsion or extraction of the baby and the placenta.

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Origin:Help on this term

University of Oxford 2002. Concise Colour Medical Dictionary 3rd edn. UK: Oxford University Press.

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Property:Intended setting of birth
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The place where a birth is intended to occur.

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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See also Birth event—actual setting of birth Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Supersedes Birth event—setting of birth Health, Superseded 12/12/2018, ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

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Birth event—intended setting of birth, code N Health, Standard 12/12/2018

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