Obstetrics & gynaecology

Boosting coverage of midwife care could avert deaths

(HealthDay)—About two-thirds of maternal deaths, neonatal deaths, and stillbirths could be averted with universal coverage of midwife-delivered interventions, according to a study published online Dec. 1 in The Lancet Global ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Adverse pregnancy outcomes up for women with psoriasis

(HealthDay)—Pregnancies in women with psoriasis have an increased risk for adverse outcomes, including preeclampsia and stillbirth, according to a study published online Nov. 18 in the Journal of Dermatology.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

COVID could add to 2 million per year stillbirth toll: UN

Almost two million babies are stillborn every year—one every 16 seconds—the United Nations said Thursday, warning that the COVID-19 pandemic could add another 200,000 deaths to the "devastating" toll.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

After stillbirth, new genetic analyses may give parents answers

Columbia researchers have uncovered an array of new genes that cause stillbirth, significantly increasing the understanding of the condition's genetic foundations. The findings suggest that genetic analysis could be used ...

Medical research

Caution needed when implementing national stillbirth program

Caution must be used when implementing the recently launched Safer Baby Bundle, so that population-level reductions in the stillbirth rate are not offset by healthcare-induced harm to healthy babies, according to the authors ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Women 4 times more likely to develop lupus after stillbirth

Women who have gone through the trauma of having a stillbirth are four times more likely to develop lupus than women with an uncomplicated live birth, according to a University of Manchester study.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Early care key to preventing stillbirth in migrant women

Researchers from The University of Western Australia say the key to decreasing stillbirth in Australian women who were born overseas lies in early care and good information provided at the start of pregnancy.

page 1 from 13