Obstetrics & gynaecology

No link found between oral antifungal drug and stillbirth

New research from a Swedish and Norwegian team of researchers led from Karolinska Institutet does not support a suggested link between treatment with the oral antifungal drug fluconazole during pregnancy and an increased ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Silence around stillbirth a major issue for bereaved parents

What's the biggest obstacle facing bereaved parents after losing a child at birth? Society's unwillingness to discuss it openly, says UniSA Ph.D. candidate Danielle Pollock, whose first child, Sofia, was stillborn four years ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

1 in 4 U.S. stillbirths might be prevented

(HealthDay)—About 1 in every 160 pregnancies in the United States ends in stillbirth. Now, a new study suggests many of these tragedies are "potentially" avoidable.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Sleeping position linked to the risk of stillbirth

Pregnant women who go to sleep on their back during the later stages of pregnancy face an increased likelihood of suffering a stillbirth, according to new research.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Sleeping on your back increases risks of stillbirth

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness day on Oct. 15, 2017 draws our attention to a bleak statistic—an estimated one in four pregnancies end in a loss. Many of these are early miscarriages. But in Canada about one in 125 ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Report on stillbirth and neonatal death rates across the UK

Research published today shows that the stillbirth rate in the UK has reduced by almost 8% over the period 2013 to 2015. A current Government ambition is to halve the rates of stillbirth and neonatal death in England by 2030. ...

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