stillbirth


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Although the rate of stillbirth is approximately the same as the early neonatal mortality rate, stillbirth recordings and statistics are not yet kept regularly worldwide and the causes cannot be determined (1, 4, 5).
There were no cases of stillbirth beyond 30 and 34 weeks in monochorionic and dichorionic twins, respectively.
Overall the stillbirth and infant death data combined for a net mortality reduction of 0.
Cheong-See and colleagues conducted a comprehensive review and analysis of 32 studies of uncomplicated dichorionic and monochorionic twin pregnancies to determine the risks of stillbirth and neonatal complications by gestational age.
The researchers assessed the competing risks in twin pregnancies of stillbirth from expectant management versus neonatal death from early delivery, looking for an optimal gestational age at which these risks were balanced.
The objective of this study was to determine the risk of perinatal loss when previous pregnancy ended in stillbirth or early neonatal death.
While the overall stillbirth and neonatal death rate has fallen slightly, the team found that many parts of the UK still have death rates that are too high.
The study aimed to improve on a 2009 World Health Organization analysis of stillbirth by increasing both the amount and the quality of data.
Methods: All pregnant mothers who delivered stillbirth babies at Gynaecology and Obstetrics ward of Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, Karachi a tertiary care facility were prospectively enrolled from October 2012 to September 2013.
We have made ten-point agenda to decrease stillbirth rate and other child birth complications, she said while responding to a calling attention notice.
Also highlighted in the Lancet series is the need to address stigma related to stillbirth, the belief stillbirths are not preventable and to improve bereavement care.
The recommendation to delay delivery of otherwise healthy infants until at least the 39th week of pregnancy does not appear to have increased stillbirths in the U.
shows that gaining weight from one pregnancy to the next can increase the risk that women will face stillbirth or lose their second babies within the first year of life.
A high level of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) was associated with increased stillbirth in women who didn't receive prenatal levothyroxine, Peter N.
Stillbirths were also more common for First Nations women over 35 years of age, those with more than three babies, and those with a history of abortion, previous stillbirth or neo-natal death.