• Our research aims to reduce stillbirth rates by finding the missing links between stillbirth, the placenta and the baby's growth. (tommys.org)
  • Most of our stillbirth research takes place in our Manchester research centre, where we have made great progress in our Rainbow and Placenta Clinics. (tommys.org)
  • Looking to identify and manage chronic histiocytic intervillositis - a condition in which the mother's immune system rejects the placenta, leading to stillbirth or miscarriage. (tommys.org)
  • Untreated Lyme disease during pregnancy may lead to infection of the placenta and possible stillbirth. (google.com)
  • We still don't know enough about the changes in the placenta which lead to stillbirth. (tommys.org)
  • Beginning in 1959, "the definition of a stillbirth was revised to conform, in substance, to the definition of fetal death recommended by the World Health Organization . (bionity.com)
  • This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Stillbirth. (rightdiagnosis.com)
  • Malaria, because of its high prevalence and extensive placental damage, accounts for large numbers of stillbirths. (rti.org)
  • In the United States for every 167 births there is one stillbirth. (wikipedia.org)
  • The mean stillbirth rate in the United States is approximately 1 in 115 births, which is roughly 26,000 stillbirths each year, or on an average one every 20 minutes. (bionity.com)
  • If stillbirth happens before delivery, your health care provider may induce labor or perform a Cesarean section to deliver the fetus. (medlineplus.gov)
  • A stillbirth , meaning "quiet birth" occurs when a fetus which has died in the uterus or during labour or delivery exits a woman's body . (bionity.com)
  • Some sources reserve the term "stillbirth" for a fetus which has died after reaching mid-second trimester to full term gestational age . (bionity.com)
  • Our researchers have looked at information from over 5,500 women with ICP and have found that the babies of women with extremely high bile acid levels are most at risk of stillbirth. (tommys.org)
  • Having assessed data from 103 countries, researchers based in South Africa and the US calculated that between 2.5 and 4.1 million stillbirths take place each year. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • As the breadth of their uncertainty range demonstrates, the researchers encountered great difficulty in compiling their statistics, leading them to suggest that health issues surrounding stillbirths do not receive enough attention from the world at large. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Yet when the researchers accounted for several of those, including age and the women's drinking and drug habits, passive smokers had more than three times the odds of stillbirth. (reuters.com)
  • Many women who have a stillbirth go on to have healthy babies. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Can steroid injections improve blood flow to babies at risk of stillbirth? (tommys.org)
  • Our estimates suggest that 3.2 million babies are born dead every year, and the true figure is probably higher given the limitations of the available data and the fact that stillbirths are under-reported better counting is not just for better epidemiology. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who live or work with smokers may be at slightly higher risk of having a stillbirth, suggests a study that adds to evidence that even secondhand smoke can harm unborn babies. (reuters.com)
  • Some babies are delivered early, to try to avoid a stillbirth, but we lack concrete evidence that this is beneficial. (action.org.uk)
  • Women with diabetes are around five times more likely to have stillbirths , and three times more likely to have babies that don't survive beyond their first few months. (tommys.org)
  • Diabetes can also stop babies from growing normally - they are born either too small (fetal growth restriction (FGR)) or too large (macrosomia), both of which dramatically increase the risk of stillbirths. (tommys.org)
  • It simply means that overall as a group, more stillbirths occur among all mothers of black race or older age when compared to white mothers and mothers under 35 years of age. (cdc.gov)
  • About half of stillbirths occur during childbirth , with this being more common in the developing than developed world . (wikipedia.org)
  • Many stillbirths occur at full term to apparently healthy mothers, and a postmortem evaluation reveals a cause of death in about 40% of autopsied cases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Little is known about the risk of stillbirth in passive smokers, so Crane and her colleagues used a database of pregnant women from the Canadian provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador to shed light on the question. (reuters.com)
  • Women are being left at risk of stillbirth due to a lack of consistency in screening for gestational diabetes, new research suggests. (tommys.org)
  • The loss of a baby due to stillbirth remains a sad reality for many families and takes a serious toll on families' health and well-being. (cdc.gov)
  • A stillbirth is the death or loss of a baby before or during delivery. (cdc.gov)
  • The Story of Baby Rabbit: A Resource to Help You Talk to Young Children About Miscarriage or Stillbirth By Graeme Smith et al. (lulu.com)
  • When a baby dies after 24 weeks of gestation, it is called a stillbirth. (tommys.org)
  • After that time, it is a considered to be the stillbirth of a baby. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Stillbirth occurs in families of all races, ethnicities, and income levels, and to women of all ages. (cdc.gov)
  • For example, in the United Kingdom, "stillbirth" is used to describe an infant delivered without life after 24 weeks gestation. (bionity.com)
  • This does not mean that every individual of black race or older age is at higher risk for having a stillbirth. (cdc.gov)
  • Women who conceive using fertility treatment run a fourfold higher risk of a stillbirth", the Daily Mail reported. (mynewsdesk.com)
  • 3 However, the rate of early stillbirth has remained about the same over time. (cdc.gov)
  • In developing countries, where medical care can be of low quality or unavailable, the stillbirth rate is much higher. (bionity.com)
  • Our stillbirth rate is currently 24th out of 49 high-income countries. (tommys.org)
  • The findings are confounded by the fact that women receiving IVF or ICSI may be at increased risk of stillbirths due to factors such as their age. (mynewsdesk.com)
  • This discovery will help doctors identify the small number of women at most risk who require intervention to prevent stillbirth. (tommys.org)
  • Differences in factors such as maternal health, income, access to quality health care, stress, social and emotional support resources and cultural factors may explain how these factors are related to having a stillbirth. (cdc.gov)
  • To learn more about CDC's activities, visit the Stillbirth CDC Activities page . (cdc.gov)
  • We're sorry, that page (http://www.bio-medicine.org/tag/Stillbirths/) was not found . (bio-medicine.org)
  • In contrast, other sources use the term "stillbirth" regardless of the stage of fetal development. (bionity.com)
  • By contrast, in high-income countries only 10-25% of stillbirths are caused by infection. (rti.org)
  • In contrast to today's study, no increase in stillbirths from IVF/ICSI treatment in this larger group was found. (mynewsdesk.com)
  • In Edinburgh, obese women attending our antenatal clinic were an astounding 8 times less likely to have a stillbirth than women receiving standard care. (tommys.org)
  • Read stories from our supporters about their experiences of stillbirth and neonatal death. (tommys.org)
  • Any successful stories after a stillbirth? (whattoexpect.com)
  • This analysis of the study data compared the risk of stillbirth in women who had conceived for the first time after fertility treatment, subfertile women (who conceive after a year of trying), and fertile women. (mynewsdesk.com)