Stillbirth

@article{Smith2007Stillbirth,
  title={Stillbirth},
  author={Gordon C. S. Smith and Ruth C. Fretts},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2007},
  volume={370},
  pages={1715-1725}
}
In the UK, about one in 200 infants is stillborn, and rates of stillbirth have recently slightly increased. This recent rise might reflect increasing frequency of some important maternal risk factors for stillbirth, including nulliparity, advanced age, and obesity. Most stillbirths are related to placental dysfunction, which in many women is evident from the first half of pregnancy and is associated with fetal growth restriction. There is no effective screening test that has clearly shown a… Expand
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