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Friday 23rd August 2019

Stillbirths Articles


Pregnant women advised to sleep on their side

20th November 2017

Research suggests women should sleep on their side in the last three months of pregnancy to help prevent stillbirth.

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New action to cut stillbirths

21st March 2016

NHS England has published new guidance aiming to cut stillbirth rates.

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Stillbirths could be reduced with better care

19th November 2015

An investigation into stillbirths finds hospitals are missing key opportunities to save hundreds of babies in the UK.

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Stillbirth linked to c-section

3rd July 2014

Researchers say there is a 14% more likely chance of a stillbirth if a woman has a c-section.

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Scotland's stillbirth rate 'poor'

9th October 2013

Scotland's leading maternity doctor says more must be done to tackle poor stillbirth rates.

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Older women should have option to be induced early

1st February 2013

Experts say inducing women over 40 at 39 weeks could prevent 17 stillbirths a year.

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More help for women with postnatal depression

17th May 2012

The government has pledged more help for women who have suffered a miscarriage, stillbirth or death of a baby.

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Repeat C-sections 'safer'

14th March 2012

Studies suggest risk of stillbirth was lower in women with planned C-section rather than a natural labour.

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Stillbirth rate lowest on record

1st February 2012

A health watchdog has revealed number of stillbirths in Scotland fell to lowest record in 2010.

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Hospital investigates stillbirths

1st December 2011

Hospital in Norfolk calls in outside experts to investigate rise in stillbirths.

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