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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.
Comprehensive genomic study maps the global resurgence of syphilis

Comprehensive genomic study maps the global resurgence of syphilis

Experts urge pregnant women to get COVID-19 vaccine following new UK safety data

Experts urge pregnant women to get COVID-19 vaccine following new UK safety data

Maternal-fetal interface yields intriguing clues to how it battles SARS-CoV-2

Maternal-fetal interface yields intriguing clues to how it battles SARS-CoV-2

Risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes from SARS-CoV-2 likely lower than previously suggested

Risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes from SARS-CoV-2 likely lower than previously suggested

SARS-CoV-2 replicates in human placenta with release of infectious viral particles

SARS-CoV-2 replicates in human placenta with release of infectious viral particles

Pregnancy outcomes during the Jordanian COVID-19 national lockdown

Pregnancy outcomes during the Jordanian COVID-19 national lockdown

Study finds benefits of COVID vaccination in pregnancy outweighs risks

Study finds benefits of COVID vaccination in pregnancy outweighs risks

Study finds large inequalities in pregnancy outcomes between ethnic, socioeconomic groups in England

Study finds large inequalities in pregnancy outcomes between ethnic, socioeconomic groups in England

MyHealthyPregnancy app could provide a more nuanced understanding of aspirin use for preeclampsia

MyHealthyPregnancy app could provide a more nuanced understanding of aspirin use for preeclampsia

AstraZeneca ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine does not affect fertility and birth rate outcomes, study says

AstraZeneca ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine does not affect fertility and birth rate outcomes, study says

UQ research center aims to reduce the number of stillbirths

UQ research center aims to reduce the number of stillbirths

COVID-19 lockdown restrictions may increase preterm stillbirths

COVID-19 lockdown restrictions may increase preterm stillbirths

CDC issues urgent health advisory to increase COVID-19 vaccination among pregnant women

CDC issues urgent health advisory to increase COVID-19 vaccination among pregnant women

Consumption of common antibiotic during pregnancy can reduce low birth weight and premature births

Consumption of common antibiotic during pregnancy can reduce low birth weight and premature births

Behavioral change strategies could help curb short birth spacing in Africa

Behavioral change strategies could help curb short birth spacing in Africa

Maternal SARS-CoV-2 vaccination in early-third trimester may optimize neonatal seroprotection

Maternal SARS-CoV-2 vaccination in early-third trimester may optimize neonatal seroprotection

Should pregnant women be vaccinated against COVID-19?

Should pregnant women be vaccinated against COVID-19?

Association between COVID-19 mitigation measures and preterm birth rate in China

Association between COVID-19 mitigation measures and preterm birth rate in China

Study examines impact of COVID pandemic on birth outcomes in Wales

Study examines impact of COVID pandemic on birth outcomes in Wales

Drinking, smoking throughout the first trimester of pregnancy associated with higher stillbirth risk

Drinking, smoking throughout the first trimester of pregnancy associated with higher stillbirth risk