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2012-06-26 13:56:57

The rate of stillbirths in England is twice as high among the least well off as it is among the most affluent.

2012-06-26 11:50:07

Genetic researchers have made an important step towards resolving the mystery of the causes of intrauterine fetal demise (IUFD), or stillbirth, where a baby dies in the womb after the 14th week of gestation.

2012-06-25 23:09:23

The tiniest and the heaviest fetuses are at much higher risk of being stillborn than those of average weight.

Predicting Birth of Small Babies With Blood Test
2012-06-23 05:48:49

A group of scientists recently announced that they have found a blood test which could help predict the risk of women having alarmingly small babies.

2012-05-17 09:51:44

A new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) found that a simple checklist-based childbirth safety program dramatically improved adherence to essential childbirth care practices at a pilot hospital in south India.

2012-05-01 23:00:11

Stillborn Still Loved Guild Founded by Four Parents to Create Change and Raise Awareness of Stillbirth Guild’s First Fundraising Event, SWIRL & SIP, to Benefit GAPPS (Global Alliance to

2011-12-15 13:04:39

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) world-first research has found a link between increases in temperature and the incidence of stillbirth and shorter pregnancies.

Researchers Identify Causes And Risk Factors For Stillbirth
2011-12-14 10:45:06

According to a recent study, the most common causes of stillbirth differ depending on a number of factors, including race, ethnicity, previous pregnancy outcomes, and range of health.

2011-10-19 13:01:58

Nearly one in six pregnancies end in miscarriage or stillbirth, but parents' losses are frequently minimized or not acknowledged by friends, family or the community.

2011-09-21 13:04:08

Women whose first pregnancy ended in infant death are significantly more likely to have a subsequent stillbirth finds new research published today (21 September) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.