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Stillbirth is typically defined as fetal death after 24 weeks of gestation, but a baby greater than any combination of 16, 20, 22, 24, or 28 weeks gestational age ...

Stillbirth | March of Dimes


Stillbirth is when a baby dies in the womb after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Most stillbirths happen before a woman goes into labor, but a small number happen ...

When a baby is stillborn - BabyCentre


This article explains some of the reasons why a baby may be stillborn. Losing a baby is a devastating blow. When it happens, it is hard to know how to cope, ...

Possible causes | Sands - Stillbirth and neonatal death charity


Many people think that stillbirths happen because of a developmental or genetic problem that means the baby could not survive. In fact, fewer than one in ten ...

Common Causes - First Candle


There are many causes of stillbirth. More than one of these causes may be involved a the baby's death. Other less common causes of stillbirth include trauma ...

Stillbirth - Causes - NHS Choices


If there have been problems with the placenta, stillborn babies are usually born perfectly formed, though often small. With more research, it's hoped that ...

Frequently Asked Questions about Stillbirth - First Candle


First Candle has the latest info on stillbirth causes, ways to reduce the risk of stillbirth, and coping with the loss of a baby to a stillbirth tragedy.

Some Causes of Stillbirth May Be Avoidable: Studies - HealthDay


Dec 13, 2011 ... In the first study, about 500 women who'd had a stillborn baby agreed to an autopsy and genetic testing of the fetus, an examination of the ...

Understanding Stillbirth -- the Basics - WebMD


Mar 11, 2015 ... A baby is stillborn in about 1 in 200 pregnancies. Because many stillbirths happen in what appear to be normal pregnancies, they can be ...

Tommy's - Stillbirth symptoms and risks


Many women who suffer a stillbirth don't notice any changes and there is nothing that can be done to save their baby. However, there are some things that you ...

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Understanding stillbirth | BabyCenter


Find out what can cause a baby to die in utero, how a stillbirth is managed, and what you can do to reduce your risk of stillbirth.

Stillbirth: Trying to Understand - American Pregnancy Association


Inquire about your hospitals procedures when handling stillborn babies and the cause of death. If normal procedure is not to have an autopsy, seek to find out ...

Facts about Stillbirth | Stillbirth | NCBDDD | CDC


Jun 6, 2016 ... Stillbirth effects about 1% of all pregnancies, and each year about 24,000 babies are stillborn in the United States. That is about the same ...