Latest Stillbirth Stories

2009-08-11 16:12:19

During about the last 20 years, the risk of delivery-related death at birth or shortly thereafter for term infants has decreased nearly 40 percent in Scotland, with the largest contributing factor being a decrease in the number of deaths caused by a lack of oxygen for the baby during the childbirth process, according to a study in the August 12 issue of JAMA.

2009-07-09 08:08:50

There is no evidence that children next-born after stillbirth are clinically at risk compared to children of non-bereaved mothers, according to a study published today in The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. However, the study did find evidence of less optimal mother-child interaction.

2009-05-09 16:39:03

Premature birth can happen to any woman anywhere and some 200 experts met in Seattle this week to discuss ways to help more of the early arrivals survive. Although technology helps save many preemies, more than 1 million die worldwide each year and an additional 3 million babies are stillborn, The Seattle Times reported Saturday. It happens to women in Seattle and Sri Lanka, said Dr.

2009-05-07 23:11:01

An estimated 3.2 million stillbirths occur worldwide each year, with 98 percent occurring in low- to middle-income countries, U.S.

2009-03-03 06:42:34

For 1 in 3 babies that are stillborn doctors simply can’t find an explanation. In the U.S. 25,000 babies are stillborn every year.

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.

2008-09-24 06:00:29

By Susan Jurgelski It's a walk to remember. Share of Lancaster, a pregnancy- and infant-loss support group, will hold its sixth annual Walk to Remember, Sunday, at the Greenfield Corporate Center, Lancaster.

2008-07-15 18:00:13

By JAKE ARMSTRONG ATLANTA-Life was rolling along for Allie Brokhoff.

2008-06-26 12:03:21

OAKLAND, Calif., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Pregnant women who receive treatment for substance abuse early in their pregnancy can achieve the same health outcomes as pregnant women with no substance abuse, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published online in the Journal of Perinatology.

2007-06-14 06:07:57

By Papantoniou, Nicolaos Katsoulis, Ioannis; Papageorgiou, Ioannis; Antsaklis, Aris Abstract Long QT syndrome is a rare but severe cardiac arrhythmia.

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