Latest Perinatal mortality Stories

2009-05-21 09:47:15

Twins born as a result of assisted reproductive technology (ART) are more likely to be admitted to neonatal intensive care and to be hospitalised in their first three years of life than spontaneously conceived twins

2008-11-10 10:40:08

Women with a history of serious mental illness are much more likely to have babies that are stillborn or die within the first month of life, new research reveals.

2008-06-18 09:01:16

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: USAID Press Office, +1-202-712-4320 WASHINGTON,June 18/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --A new study from Bangladesh published June 6 in The Lancet, a U.K. medical journal, shows that a home-care strategy reduced neonatal mortality by 34 percent.

2007-04-24 12:00:14

By Sidlik, Rakefet; Sheiner, Eyal; Levy, Amalia; Wiznitzer, Arnon Abstract Objective. The primary objective of this study was to characterize the delivery outcome of parturients with congenital heart defects (CHD), from maternal and from neonatal perspectives. Study design.

2006-05-29 10:25:10

By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) is associated with lower infant mortality in preterm infants, Canadian researchers have observed. Study investigator Dr.

2006-02-28 13:20:00

Even with early and equal access to prenatal care, racial differences still persist in the death rate of newborn infants, according to a report in the medical journal Obstetrics & Gynecology.

2005-11-22 16:16:30

Neonatal mortality rates--that is, mortality in the first 28 days--in the United States fell significantly between 1940 and 2000 from 28.8 deaths per live birth to 4.6 deaths. Yet ethnic and racial disparities have persisted or increased during that time. Deaths among very low-birthweight infants (VLBW) account for more than half the infant deaths in the United States. The researchers sought to determine whether there is a correlation between mortality among VLBW infants and quality of care....

2005-11-15 13:35:00

Women who drink eight or more cups of coffee daily while pregnant are at risk for spontaneous abortion and stillbirth, Danish researchers report. In their study, they found that fetal death was twice as likely among heavy coffee drinkers relative to pregnant women who did not drink coffee.

2005-08-02 13:40:00

By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Neonatal death rates are higher after evening and late night deliveries than after daytime deliveries, according to a report by researcher in California.

2005-08-01 16:47:40

There is strong evidence that babies born at night have a greater risk of dying in their first month of life than babies born earlier in the day, according to a new study published this month in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Word of the Day
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.