Navigation Links
Pregnant Women Under Stress May Be at Higher Risk for Stillbirth
Date:3/29/2013

FRIDAY, March 29 (HealthDay News) -- Stressful life events increase women's risk of stillbirth, a new study finds.

Stillbirth is the death of the fetus at 20 or more weeks of pregnancy. There was one stillbirth for every 167 live births in the United States in 2006, according to the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics.

The study included more than 2,000 women who were asked if they experienced an emotional, financial or other type of stressful life event in the year before they gave birth. Examples of such events included losing a job or having a loved one in the hospital.

At least one stressful life event was reported by 83 percent of women who had a stillbirth and 75 percent of those who had a live birth. Nearly one in five women with stillbirths and one in 10 women with live births said they had five or more stressful life events in the previous year.

The researchers calculated that two stressful events increased the risk of stillbirth by about 40 percent. Women who had five or more stressful events were nearly 2.5 times more likely to have a stillbirth than women who experienced no stressful events.

After accounting for other stillbirth risk factors, such as previous pregnancy history, the researchers determined that women who experienced three or four stressful events still had an increased risk of stillbirth.

Black women were more likely to report stressful events than white or Hispanic women. This may partly explain why black women have higher rates of stillbirth than white or Hispanic women, the researchers said.

The study, published online March 26 in the American Journal of Epidemiology, was funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health.

"Because one in five pregnant women has three or more stressful events in the year leading up to delivery, the potential public health impact of effective interventions could be substantial and help increase the delivery of healt
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Working While Pregnant Wont Harm the Baby, Study Finds
2. Ghanaian pregnant women who sleep on back at increased risk of stillbirth
3. Antidepressants for pregnant moms dont affect infants growth
4. Pregnant womens likelihood of cesarean delivery in Massachusetts linked to choice of hospitals
5. Heavier Pregnant Women May Face Higher C-Section Risk
6. Study shows reduced risk of preterm birth for pregnant women vaccinated during pandemic flu
7. Low-income pregnant women in rural areas experience high levels of stress, researcher says
8. Whooping Cough Vaccine for Pregnant Women Among New Recommendations
9. New study examines post-Roe v. Wade arrests of and forced interventions on pregnant women
10. When Can You Get Pregnant? Many Women Don’t Know, But a Simple Family Planning Method Now Available from Cycle Technologies Can Help
11. Study Questions Advice Given to Obese Pregnant Women
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Pregnant Women Under Stress May Be at Higher Risk for Stillbirth
(Date:7/13/2014)... editorial published today in The Lancet Neurology ... consideration the long term neurological problems that repeated ... most common form of sports-related traumatic brain injury ... may include dementia, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and other ... is perhaps more concerning, is that even when ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... County, NC (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 ... of its newest location, the Carolinas HealthCare System - ... facility replaces the aged Anson Community Hospital in Wadesboro. ... is approximately three miles from the previous facility. Situated ... single-story floorplan that includes an emergency room drop-off, helipad, ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... type-1 diabetes could improve patient care worldwide and ... the device,s inventors at the Stanford University School ... be published online July 13 in Nature ... type-1 diabetes outside hospital settings. The handheld microchips ... mellitus, which are both characterized by high blood-sugar ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... Victorian Hotel has recently announced that it ... bikes for its "Cycle the City" program, which encourages ... the area using a rental bicycle, available for just ... call Vancouver home, as it is a city with ... journeys through the countryside. Vancouver hotel rooms often play ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... 2014 The report “Micronutrient Market ... Form (Chelated & Non Chelated), Application Mode (Soil, ... Trends and Forecast to 2018” defines and segments ... and forecasting of the global value and volume ... and restraining factors for the global agriculture micronutrients ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Carolinas HealthCare System - Anson Hospital Now Open 2Health News:Stanford researchers invent nanotech microchip to diagnose type-1 diabetes 2Health News:Stanford researchers invent nanotech microchip to diagnose type-1 diabetes 3Health News:Stanford researchers invent nanotech microchip to diagnose type-1 diabetes 4Health News:Victorian Hotel Creates Excitement by Adding "Cycle the City" Bike Rentals for Its Vancouver Hotel Rooms 2Health News:Micronutrient Market Worth $6,474.6 Million by 2018 - A Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Micronutrient Market Worth $6,474.6 Million by 2018 - A Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Micronutrient Market Worth $6,474.6 Million by 2018 - A Report by MarketsandMarkets 4
... Amanda Gardner HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, Feb. 21 (HealthDay ... the early morning hours. Now a new study finds that blood ... as heart attacks -- also follow a circadian pattern and peak ... also found that this type of blood clot, known as stent ...
... February 21 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine ... tumor-promoting inflammation in pancreatic and breast tumors. ... for exampleeach classified according to the proteins, or cytokines, ... produce Th2 cytokines, which some studies suggest drive tumor ...
... News) -- Too often surgical breast biopsies, and not less ... who have abnormal mammograms, a new study says. The ... online in the American Journal of Surgery , said ... 10 percent, 30 percent of the breast biopsies studied between ...
... that sunbathing increases the risk of skin cancer and that ... of melanoma. New research published in BioMed Central,s open access ... in this ,at risk, group are still ignoring sun safety ... and Control Program, New Jersey, asked over 500 people with ...
... body and shake hands with yourself, gain an extra limb ... Henrik Ehrsson has demonstrated that the brain,s image of the ... and virtual worlds. Ask a child if their ... But how does the brain actually identify its own body? ...
... SUNDAY, Feb. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Having "Jack Frost nipping ... it, but frostnip and frostbite can be serious cold weather ... to narrow and constrict, reducing blood flow to the ears, ... and feet, while shifting blood flow to the vital organs. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Clots in Coronary Stents More Likely in Early Morning 2Health News:Clots in Coronary Stents More Likely in Early Morning 3Health News:Study Finds Too Many Surgical Breast Biopsies Performed 2Health News:Study Finds Too Many Surgical Breast Biopsies Performed 3Health News:How to leave your body 2Health News:Frostnip, Frostbite Can Take the Fun Out of Winter 2
(Date:7/10/2014)... July 10, 2014   LabStyle Innovations Corp ... today announced the appointment of Professor Richard ... its Board of Directors. Prof. Stone ... experience to LabStyle as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist ... corporate governance expert. He currently serves on the ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds ... its store . (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/MN46792 ... upgrade and policy support, China,s ... years, with total market size rising from 3.28 billion ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Foundation today announced it has established a relief fund ... weather that has gripped much of the nation. AARP and ... to support these emergency relief efforts AARP and AARP Foundation ... up to $500,000 in aid. The matching program will be ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 2LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 3LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 4Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015 2Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015 3AARP Foundation Establishes Winter Relief Fund for Older Adults Suffering from the Severe Cold Weather 2AARP Foundation Establishes Winter Relief Fund for Older Adults Suffering from the Severe Cold Weather 3
... Letter – recognized since 1959 as the most trusted ... launch of its new blog: More@MedLetter | The official ... found at blog.medicalletter.org . "The Medical ... analysis of the issues reported in our publications or ...
... N.C., May 30, 2012 DebMed ®, creator ... system based on the World Health Organization,s (WHO,s) Five ... system and several new product innovations at the upcoming ... in San Antonio, June 4-6. Product ...
Cached Medicine Technology:DebMed® to Debut Benefits of World's First Electronic Hand Hygiene Compliance Monitoring System Using the WHO Five Moments at Annual Infection Control Conference 2DebMed® to Debut Benefits of World's First Electronic Hand Hygiene Compliance Monitoring System Using the WHO Five Moments at Annual Infection Control Conference 3
A charge capture solution for physicians. Use your handheld to track hospital and ambulatory charges....
... MD Coder Web Edition, gives the Physician, ... access to the MD Coder Web Edition ... the functionality and features of the Enterprise ... behind. Software training, maintenance, upgrades and white ...
A Palm Pilot and Desktop utility that you can use. Search for ICD codes in your office on your computer or in the field using your Palm Pilot....
ZapBill is program that tracks time and anesthesia units. It also automatically determines the proper anesthesia procedure code from the surgical procedure code using a "cross-walk" table....
Medicine Products: