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Stillbirth refers to the death of a baby before or during delivery and after 24 weeks of pregnancy. If a baby dies before 24 weeks of completed pregnancy, the term “miscarriage” or fetal loss applies instead.
COVID-19 pandemic has worsened global maternal and perinatal outcomes

COVID-19 pandemic has worsened global maternal and perinatal outcomes

Syphilis cases in California drive a record-setting year for STDs nationwide

Syphilis cases in California drive a record-setting year for STDs nationwide

COVID-19 vaccine acceptance in pregnancy

COVID-19 vaccine acceptance in pregnancy

COVID-19 in pregnancy associated with preeclampsia, stillbirth, preterm birth

COVID-19 in pregnancy associated with preeclampsia, stillbirth, preterm birth

New report calls for comprehensive smoke-free policies

New report calls for comprehensive smoke-free policies

COVID-19 stay-at-home orders associated with lower rate of preterm births in Tennessee

COVID-19 stay-at-home orders associated with lower rate of preterm births in Tennessee

Study: COVID-19 infection in pregnancy does not increase risk of stillbirth or neonatal death

Study: COVID-19 infection in pregnancy does not increase risk of stillbirth or neonatal death

Woman’s right to disclosure of stillbirth could be achieved through a tort claim

Woman’s right to disclosure of stillbirth could be achieved through a tort claim

$20.6 billion to restore crumbling services for women, newborns, children and adolescents

$20.6 billion to restore crumbling services for women, newborns, children and adolescents

Study finds no significant change in preterm or stillbirth rates during COVID-19 pandemic

Study finds no significant change in preterm or stillbirth rates during COVID-19 pandemic

Antenatal steroids improve preterm newborn survival in low-resource settings, finds study

Antenatal steroids improve preterm newborn survival in low-resource settings, finds study

Doctors propose ways to reduce obstetrical complications in women with endometriosis

Doctors propose ways to reduce obstetrical complications in women with endometriosis

Report: Nearly two million babies are stillborn annually

Report: Nearly two million babies are stillborn annually

Exome sequencing sheds light on genetic causes of nonimmune hydrops fetalis

Exome sequencing sheds light on genetic causes of nonimmune hydrops fetalis

Researchers track down two new relatives of rubella virus

Researchers track down two new relatives of rubella virus

New report estimates the global burden of stillbirths

New report estimates the global burden of stillbirths

Higher vitamin D levels in pregnancy may protect children from developing high blood pressure

Higher vitamin D levels in pregnancy may protect children from developing high blood pressure

Small for gestational age babies more likely to experience asymmetric growth

Small for gestational age babies more likely to experience asymmetric growth

New study reveals the impacts of COVID-19 on unborn children

New study reveals the impacts of COVID-19 on unborn children

Infants born to women with COVID-19 show few adverse outcomes

Infants born to women with COVID-19 show few adverse outcomes