ISPID - International Society for the Study and Prevention of Perinatal and Infant Death
ISPID - International Society for the Study and Prevention of Perinatal and Infant Death

International Society for the Study and Prevention of Perinatal and Infant Death

Stillbirth Risks and Prevention


Abstracts of the Joint Conference of the International Stillbirth Alliance (ISA) and International Society for the Study and Prevention of Infant Death (ISPID) 8-10 October 2010. Journal of Pediatrics and Child Health 2010; 46 (Suppl 3).

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