Tag: "stillbirth" at medical news
Increased risk of stillbirth in older pregnant women
...eeks gestation has the greatest impact at reducing stillbirth
rates in older women. Pregnant patients of adva...etal testing would be most beneficial for reducing stillbirth
rates, the authors conducted a cross-sectional study using the United States CDC perinatal mortalit...
Gaining weight between pregnancies could lead to pregnancy complications
...ean delivery, and perinatal complications, such as stillbirth
and large-for-gestational-age birth. The results ...re BMI units showed a 63 percent greater chance of stillbirth
compared to a gain of less than one BMI unit and also a greater effect on all other complications. A...
Improvement seen in fetal survival following preeclampsia
...the 1970s, but its impact has waned. While risk of stillbirth
was 4.2 times higher with preeclampsia, it is now only 1.3 times higher. Preeclampsia still carries a 2-fold increased risk of neonatal death, which has changed little over time. This stability in neonatal risk is remarkable, considering the increasi...
New research could help women facing high risk of stillbirth
The risk of stillbirth
is particularly high for women with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes who suffer four times as many stillbirths as non-diabetic women. The tools currently available to monitor such risks are limited and give results only at late stages of pregnancy. Now rese...
Study details why listeriosis rates are 20-fold higher during pregnancy
...ld, yet the illness frequently causes miscarriage, stillbirth
or premature delivery. Babies that are born to infected mothers are often themselves infected, and many die. From their earlier work, Portnoy and Bakardjiev knew that Listeria bacteria could not easily infect the placenta but, once there, could not b...
Born dead: Over 3 million stillbirths every year
...or problem. The countries with the highest risk of stillbirth
have the least data that is useable and recent. St...ch as Egypt have credible evidence of a decline in stillbirth
rates, closely linked to the decline in maternal mortality. The authors conclude: "Our estimates sug...
Pregnancy complications increase women's risk of heart disease, death
...large-for gestational age, post-partum hemorrhage, stillbirth
and twins. In their study, the Duke team performed two analyses one that looked for association between pregnancy complications and the development of cardiovascular disease seen on cardiac catheterization, while the other looked for association w...
Easing the anxiety of pregnancy after miscarriage
...nancy?'" In Japan, acknowledging a miscarriage or stillbirth
is ingrained in the culture, said Ct-Arsenault. There are gardens of baby statues, where mothers who have lost babies can place a tiny knit cap on a statue and mourn publicly. "It would be wonderful if pregnancy losses were acknowledged open...