Next stop… ISA/ISPID Conference in Brisbane, Australia, 22-24 October 2020

Next stop… ISA/ISPID Conference in Brisbane, Australia, 22-24 October 2020

The ISA/ISPID 2020 International Conference will take place in Brisbane Australia at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from 22-24 October. This conference will address Stillbirth, Neonatal death,SIDS and Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI) globally. The major theme of the conference is Driving Change. The aim is to showcase strategies to effectively address the burden of stillbirth, neonatal death, SIDS and SUDI across high, middle and low income country

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

#MovementsMatter – Evaluation of a public awareness campaign in Victoria, Australia

#MovementsMatter – Evaluation of a public awareness campaign in Victoria, Australia

Gordon A (1,2,3), Chan L (2), Warrilow K (3), Wojcieszek A (3), Firth T (4), Loxton F (4), Bauman A (2), Flenady V (3,5) (1) Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney 2. University of Sydney, Charles Perkins Centre; (3) NHMRC Stillbirth Centre of Research Excellence; (4) Safer Care Victoria; (5) Mater Research, University of Queensland adrienne.gordon@sydney.edu.au Background: Awareness and timely evaluation of women reporting decreased fetal movements (DFM) is a stillbirth

Read More

Pharmacological interventions for the prevention of foetal growth restriction: systematic review and network meta-analysis.

Pharmacological interventions for the prevention of foetal growth restriction: systematic review and network meta-analysis.

Alfredo Vannacci (1,2), Alessandra Bettiol (1), Niccolò Lombardi (1), Giada Crescioli (1), Laura Avagliano (3), Claudia Ravaldi (1,3) (1) Department of Neurosciences, Psychology, Drug Research and Child Health, Florence, Italy; (2) CiaoLapo, Charity for Healthy Pregnancy, Stillbirth and Perinatal Loss Support, Prato, Italy; (3) Department of Health Sciences, San Paolo Hospital Medical School, University of Milan, Milan, Italy; (4) Department of Health Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy Background: Foetal

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

Using the 3-delays framework to prevent stillbirth: a mixed-methods study in Tanzania and Zambia

Using the 3-delays framework to prevent stillbirth: a mixed-methods study in Tanzania and Zambia

Tina Lavender (1), Rose Laisser (2), Chowa Tembo (3), Chris Sutton (4), Kieran Blaikie (4), Carol Bedwell (1) (1) Division of Nursing Midwifery and Social Work, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, (2) The Catholic University of Health Sciences, Mwanza, Tanzania, (3) Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia, (4) Centre for Biostatistics, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. Background: The Lancet Stillbirth Series highlighted the need for further research in LMICs

Read More

Improving the detection of fetal growth restriction: evaluation of user experience of an interactive educational program

Improving the detection of fetal growth restriction: evaluation of user experience of an interactive educational program

Weller, Megan (1), Gardener, Glenn (1), Firth, Tracey (2), Warrilow, Kara (2), Gordon, Adrienne (1,3), Sethna, Farah (4), Henaway, Toni-Maree (5), Chand, Reshika (1), Flenady, Vicki (1) (1) Centre of Research Excellence in Stillbirth, Mater Research Institute – The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia; (2) Safer Care Victoria, Australia; (3) Royal Prince Alfred Newborn Care, Sydney, Australia; (4) Centenary Hospital for Women and Children, ACT Health, Australia; (5) Mater Education,

Read More