Tag: "stillbirths" at biology news
Prior caesarean delivery not linked to increased risk of stillbirth
...ted problem, according to Bahtiyar, who said that stillbirths
account for more perinatal deaths than do complications of prematurity or sudden infant death syndrome. Some risk factors for stillbirth include history of a prior stillbirth, a mother over the age of 35, smoking, substance abuse, and underlying medi...
Study finds periodontal treatment does not lower preterm birth risk
...treatment group, four in the control group) and 13 stillbirths
(three in the treatment arm, 10 in the control group. A spontaneous abortion was defined as a loss of the baby before 20 weeks, while a stillbirth was considered to occur from 20 weeks to 36 weeks and six days. The researchers also found no signifi...
New placenta screening for high-risk pregnancies
...al function test results. Likewise, only two of 22 stillbirths
occurred in women with normal tests, and these losses were not related to abnormal placental function. This data demonstrates that the placenta screening tests can provide a good indication of which women may experience complications during pregnancy...
Rapid syphilis testing in Haiti will prevent congenital disease and stillbirths
...m in many developing countries, frequently causing stillbirths
or neonatal death and disabling children who survi...nital syphilis among newborn babies, the number of stillbirths
and the number of neonatal deaths. While rapid testing was found to be more expensive than other app...