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Live birth

Description of the concept that applied to: 31.12.2017

The complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of an infant, irrespective of the pregnancy duration, which after such separation, breathes or shows any other evidence of life, such as beating of the heart, pulsation of the umbilical cord or definite movement of voluntary muscles, whether or not the umbilical cord has been cut or the placenta was attached; each such a product is considered as live born.