Intrapartum stillbirth in a Nigerian tertiary hospital setting.

  title={Intrapartum stillbirth in a Nigerian tertiary hospital setting.},
  author={Chibuike Ogwuegbu Chigbu and Obioma A Okezie and Boniface U Odugu},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  volume={104 1},
OBJECTIVE To examine the nonmedical events contributing to intrapartum stillbirths in an African setting. METHODS Retrospective analysis of the records of women who had intrapartum stillbirths at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, from January 1999 to December 2007. The events surrounding the delivery of these women were critically analyzed and statistically compared with those who had live births to determine the nonmedical factors contributing to the stillbirths. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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