Latest Stillbirth Stories
Higher maternal body mass index (BMI) before or in early pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of fetal death, stillbirth, and infant death, with women who are severely obese having the greatest risk of these outcomes from their pregnancy.
In the largest study to link secondhand smoke exposure to adverse fetal impacts, researchers report that secondhand smoking may lead to pregnancy loss, including miscarriage, stillbirth and tubal
Dr. Jason H. Collins investigates umbilical cord accidents’ role in stillborn deliveries. New Roads, La.
New research shows that pre-existing diabetes in pregnant women greatly increases the risk of death of their unborn fetus by around four-and-a-half times compared with pregnant women without diabetes, and also almost doubles the risk of death of infants after birth.
A promising technology may enable doctors to diagnose and possibly treat in utero a common cause of stillbirth and sudden death in infants.
Rhinebeck-based organization provides free, comprehensive online portal for men and women experiencing infant loss.
An average-Joe father has written a distinctive book about his experience with stillbirth to help other dads cope with and gain hope after their tragic loss.
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In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers from the United States and Europe discovered genetic mutations associated with long QT syndrome (LQTS), a genetic abnormality in the heart's electrical system, in a small number of intrauterine fetal deaths.
In a molecular genetic evaluation involving 91 cases of intrauterine fetal death, mutations associated with susceptibility to long QT syndrome (LQTS; a heart disorder that increases the risk for an irregular heartbeat and other adverse events) were discovered in a small number of these cases, preliminary evidence that may provide insights into the mechanism of some intrauterine fetal deaths.
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