Global Health Leaders Gather to Address Urgent Crisis of Prematurity and Stillbirth
Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth
(GAPPS), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, March of Dimes, PATH, Save the Children, UNICEF and the World Health Organization collaborate to address suffering caused by millions of deaths and disabilities each year
Anti-depressants may cause stillbirth
Women who take a particular type of antidepressant drug during pregnancy face the risk of a stillborn baby// , warns a study.
Canadian researchers at the University of Ottawa compared the health of babies born to 972 women taking SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) with that of babie...
Link between C-section Delivery and Stillbirth
A new study shows women who undergo a cesarean section during their first pregnancy are at an increased risk of having a stillborn child down the road.//
Researchers are uncertain why the link between C-section delivery and stillbirth
exists but say it could be a biological cause.
Stillbirth Not an Issue for Next-Born
...ay News) -- Children born after their mother has a stillbirth
aren't at increased risk for psychological problems, according to a British study.
can cause serious mental stress for parents, and s...e research had suggested that a child born after a stillbirth
may be psychologically vulnerable, according to ba...
Newly Pregnant Smokers Have a 15-Week Window to Quit
...n, a new study finds.
It's known that smoking during pregnancy increases the risk of miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, premature birth, small babies, stillbirth
and neonatal death, but no study until now has determined whether stopping smoking in early pregnancy reduces the risks of small babies and premature ...
Comparable data on maternal and infant in Europe available for the first time
...s every list. Understanding the reasons behind these differences can provide the insights needed for prevention and improvement.
Fetal mortality/ stillbirth
rates: The cutoff for these varies between countries. When a definition excluding all births before 28 completed weeks of gestation is used, the fetal...
When Babies Die, Obstetricians Suffer, Too
...of Obstetrics & Gynecology .
"We know that stillbirth
and infant death are traumatic events for families...women with a miscarriage and one to two women with stillbirth
or infant death, the researchers said.
"Obstetr...hysician. Half of the time, the medical cause of a stillbirth
is unknown, but physicians may struggle with feeli...
New York Legislators Kill Bill for Grieving Mothers. Women's Rights Activist stands up for some women and not others.
...normity to this public health issue," says Dr. Joanne
Cacciatore, an expert in traumatic child death. "More than ten times the
number of babies die of stillbirth
than those who die of SIDS, yet it's
virtually invisible." Part of the problem, according to grieving parents,
Jeff and Lori Tieger of Staten Island, ...
Stillbirths, infant deaths lead to anxiety, guilt and stress among obstetricians
...ent of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
"We know that stillbirth
and infant death are traumatic events for families...d States, 1.3 percent of pregnancies end in either stillbirth
(losses after 20 weeks but before delivery) or inf...dozen women with a miscarriage and one to two with stillbirth
or infant death, the study says.
Treatment for Cigarette, Alcohol & Drug Use During Pregnancy Dramatically Improves Outcomes for Mom and Baby, Kaiser Permanente Study Shows
...nd neonatal ventilation were dramatically higher for the
156 untreated substance abusers than the 2,073 women in the Early Start
-- Risk of stillbirth
was 16.2 times higher for women who were screened
but did not accept assessment or treatment than those who received Early
-- Risk o...
occurs when a fetus which has died in the uterus or during labor or delivery exits a woman's body. The term is often used in distinction to live birth or miscarriage. Most stillbirths occur in full term... When fetal death occurs after 20 weeks of pregnancy, it is...
...n all 50 ... Blighted Ovum, Ectopic Pregnancy , Molar Pregnancy , and stillbirth
... heard they cause miscarriage, because they are not documented causes of...pregnancy or baby due to miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy , preterm labor, stillbirth
or neonatal death. Pregnancy loss is devastating. Here are some ...
... that occur in an infant when ... There is no specific treatment for congenital rubella . ... Rubella in pregnancy may cause abortion, stillbirth
and congenital anomalies, or ... The incidence of congenital rubella varies in different populations and depends ... Congenital rubell...