Latest Stillbirth Stories
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.
The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine looks at pregnancy as a window for future health.
Increased mortality in parents bereaved in the first year of a their child's life.
The group looked at 60,650 singletons in a common Nordic database from ART registers in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden and compared these to a control group of 360,022 naturally conceived (NC) singletons.
According to a new study in the British Medical Journal, women who do not sleep on their left side during late pregnancy have double the risk of late stillbirth.
Eating a high-fat diet during pregnancy increases the chance of stillbirth, according to new research at Oregon Health & Science University.
A new study adds more evidence to the case that even secondhand smoke can harm unborn babies and could lead to a higher risk of having a stillbirth.
More than 7,300 babies are stillborn every day.
The depression and anxiety that result after a woman has a miscarriage can persist for many years, even if the mother goes on to have healthy offspring.
Recurrent miscarriage increases a woman's chance of having a heart attack fivefold in later life, indicates research published online in the journal Heart.
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