Definition: Birth

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The complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of conception, irrespective of the duration of the pregnancy, which, after such separation, breathes or shows any other evidence of life, such as beating of heart, pulsation of the umbilical cord, or definite movement of voluntary muscles, whether or not the umbilical cord has been cut or the placenta is attached.
United Nations Common Database (UNCDB), based on World Health Organization (WHO), "International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) ", Geneva, 1992

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