Lifestyle, environmental and sociodemographic factors – the impact on stillbirth risk

Lifestyle, environmental and sociodemographic factors – the impact on stillbirth risk

Bowman A (1-4), Gomersall J (1,3), Sullivan T (1,3), Makrides M (1,3,4), Flenady V (2,5), Corey M (5), Middleton P (1-4) (1) South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, (2) Stillbirth Centre of Research Excellence, (3) University of Adelaide, (4) Targeted Nutrition for Mother and Child Centre of Research Excellence, (5) Mater Research Background The stillbirth rate in Australia has remained stagnant at 7.4/1000 births for over two decades. Stillbirth

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Investigation of lifestyle and social determinants associated with stillbirth in South Australia

Investigation of lifestyle and social determinants associated with stillbirth in South Australia

Bowman A (1-4), Sullivan T (1-3), Makrides M (1-4), Flenady V (2,5), Middleton P(1-4) (1) South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, (2) Stillbirth Centre of Research Excellence, (3) University of Adelaide, (4) Targeted Nutrition for Mother and Child Centre of Research Excellence, (5) Mater Research Background Stillbirth is a tragedy that affects six families a day in Australia and although many high income countries around the world have reduced

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Umbilical cord characteristics and their association with adverse pregnancy outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Umbilical cord characteristics and their association with adverse pregnancy outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Hayes, DJL (1), Warland, J (2), Parast, MM (3), Hasegawa, J (4), Banks, J (1), Clapham, L (1), Bendon, RW & Heazell, AEP (1). (1) Tommy’s Stillbirth Research Centre, University of Manchester, UK; (2) St Marianna University School of Medicine, Japan; (3) University of California, San Diego USA; (4) University of South Australia. Background Current data on the role of umbilical cord complications are conflicting; estimates of the proportion of

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Study of the determinants of stillbirth at the Sélingué Reference Health Center from January 1st, 2015 to December 31st, 2017.

Study of the determinants of stillbirth at the Sélingué Reference Health Center from January 1st, 2015 to December 31st, 2017.

Mamadou Berthe (1,2), Doumbia Kounandy (2), Kone Diakaridia (3), Sima Mamadou (4), Coulibaly Moustapha (5), Ouassa Berthe (1,2), Sylla Mariam (6), Doumbia Seydou (7) (1) Directorate General of Health and Public Hygiene; (2) 5: National Institute of Training in Health Sciences; (3) Reference Health Center of Commune I; (4) Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University Hospital Center Point G; (5) Sélingué Reference Health Center; (6) Pediatric Department of

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Intervals after stillbirth, neonatal death and spontaneous abortion and the risk of adverse outcomes in the next pregnancy in rural Bangladesh

Intervals after stillbirth, neonatal death and spontaneous abortion and the risk of adverse outcomes in the next pregnancy in rural Bangladesh

Bareng A. S. Nonyane (1), Maureen Norton (2), Nazma Begum (1), Rasheduzzaman M. Shah (1), Dipak K. Mitra (3) , Gary L. Darmstadt (4), Abdullah H. Baqui (1) for the Projahnmo Study Group in Bangladesh (1) International Center for Maternal and Newborn Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA; (2) Bureau for Global Health, Office of Population and Reproductive Health, USAID, Washington, D.C., USA; (3) School of

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Decreased fetal movements: maternal and clinical responses

Decreased fetal movements: maternal and clinical responses

Weller, Megan (1), Gardener, Glenn (1), Ellwood, David (1), Warrilow, Kara (1), Sexton, Jessica (1), Wojcieszek, Aleena (1), Boyle, Francis M (1), East, Christine (1), Crowther, Caroline (2), Flenady Vicki (1) 1) Centre of Research Excellence in Stillbirth, Mater Research Institute, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia; 2) Robinson Research Institute, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia Background: Stillbirth is a major global public health problem. Maternal perception of decreased fetal movements

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Information regarding the cause of stillbirth has a limited ability to predict the outcome of a subsequent pregnancy

Information regarding the cause of stillbirth has a limited ability to predict the outcome of a subsequent pregnancy

Dr Nicole Graham (1,2), Dr Gauri Batra (1,3), Professor Alexander EP Heazell (1,2) (1) Maternal and Fetal Health Research Centre, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, University of Manchester, UK; (2) Division of Obstetrics, St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre, UK; (3) St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford Rd, Manchester, UK. Background Women who experience a stillbirth are 5 times more likely to experience a

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Let them talk about stillbirth: societal knowledge and attitude of the causes and risk factors of stillbirth in Kersa District, Ethiopia

Let them talk about stillbirth: societal knowledge and attitude of the causes and risk factors of stillbirth in Kersa District, Ethiopia

Simegn Tadesse (1), Eyoel Taye (1), Caroline Ackley (2,3), Anna Seale (3) (1) Hararghe Health Research, Haramaya University, (2) Centre for Global Health Research, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, (3) London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Background: Stillbirth rates in Ethiopia are as high as 30 per 1000 births. Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, intrauterine growth restriction, infection and cord entanglement are causal factors. Despite these clinically derived causes of

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Association of race-ethnicity and placental lesions in stillbirth cases

Association of race-ethnicity and placental lesions in stillbirth cases

Jessica Page, MD (1,2); Greg Stoddard, MPH, MBA (1), Michelle Debbink, MD, PhD (1,2), Karen Gibbins, MD, MSCI (3), Robert Silver, MD (1,2) (1) University of Utah Health, Salt Lake City, UT, USA; (2) Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, UT, USA; (3) Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA Introduction There is racial and ethnic disparity in stillbirth but mechanisms are uncertain. Our objective was to compare placental lesions

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Unexplained stillbirth: can risk factors be identified?

Unexplained stillbirth: can risk factors be identified?

Jessica Page, MD (1,2); Michelle Debbink, MD, PhD (1,2); Karen Gibbins, MD, MSCI (3), Michael Varner, MD (1,2), Robert Silver, MD (1,2) (1) University of Utah Health, Salt Lake City, UT, USA; (2) Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, UT, USA; (3) Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA Introduction Stillbirth (SB) that remains unexplained despite investigation is a challenging target for prevention. Thus, we sought to identify characteristics and

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