The branch of obstetrics dealing with the period of time around childbirth.
- ‘Several patients were referred to perinatology for prescription of insulin to achieve ‘tight control’ of blood glucose levels.’
- ‘Here he champions perinatology, a concept based in the fact that childcare begins in the womb and, hence, obstetricians and paediatricians need to work together.’
- ‘His education includes an MD with clinical specialty training in perinatology (neonatology and obstetrics) and two years' postgraduate study with an advanced degree in perinatal science.’
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