Children born alive: is a child born with signs of life (crying, breathing, heart beating,
movement of muscles) even with children who died after that a very short time.
Child born dead: is a child born without any signs of life.
Miscarriage: A pregnant woman, who during the period from the first month to the sixth
month of pregnancy, but the foetus comes out is called miscarriage. If the foetus is over 6 months
old, that is called premature delivery and should be listed in one of the two above cases.