Tagged: Stillbirth

Stillbirth risk remains high for disadvantaged women - News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor Jan 19, 2016

Women from lower socioeconomic backgrounds face twice the risk of stillbirths as their wealthier counterparts, a new study has detailed. Addressing the inequalities would require across-the-board improvements, including treating infections during pregnancy and improving family planning services. The Australian-led study, published today in The Lancet, suggested nearly 20,000 stillbirths could have been prevented in 2015. Though maternal and child … Read More

Dead Babies - MacDoctor

Jim McVeagh Nov 22, 2009

Stillbirths are traumatic. I am a seasoned provider of terminal care, so the dying process does not phase me, like it phases many of my colleagues. Even so, the death of a baby is horribly unpleasant and even more so when the baby is stillborn or dies soon after birth. All that expectation of happiness [...] Related posts: … Read More