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. ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Sleeping on your back increases the risk of stillbirth

New University of Auckland research has found that women who go to sleep on their back in the last three months of pregnancy are almost four times more likely to experience a stillbirth.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

More than 7,000 babies stillborn every day

About 7,200 babies are stillborn every day—some 2.6 million per year— and half of these deaths occur during delivery, according to a quintet of studies published by The Lancet on Tuesday.

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