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Perinatology

  • By: Justin Corfield
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Perinatology is subsection of obstetrics, with the comparable area of pediatrics called neonatology. It is concerned with the care that has to be provided for the pregnant mother and the fetus which may be at a greater-than-normal threat of developing complications. ...

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