Reducing stillbirths: behavioural and nutritional interventions before and during pregnancy

  title={Reducing stillbirths: behavioural and nutritional interventions before and during pregnancy},
  author={Mohammad Yawar Yakoob and Esme V Menezes and Tanya Soomro and Rachel A. Haws and G L Darmstadt and Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta},
  journal={BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth},
  pages={S3 - S3}
BACKGROUND The vast majority of global stillbirths occur in low- and middle-income countries, and in many settings, the majority of stillbirths occur antenatally, prior to the onset of labour. Poor nutritional status, lack of antenatal care and a number of behaviours increase women's risk of stillbirth in many resource-poor settings. Interventions to reduce these risks could reduce the resulting burden of stillbirths, but the evidence for the impact of such interventions has not yet been… CONTINUE READING
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