Smoking in pregnancy raises the risk of miscarriage, stillbirth , preterm birth and low birth weight.
the risk of stillbirth
Pregnancy is considered risky for women with diabetes because of the increased risk of miscarriage, stillbirth and birth defects in their babies.
For many parents, their loss is completely unexpected, because up to half of all stillbirths occur in pregnancies that had seemed problem-free.
Hospital records within Cumbria, and in regional referral centers outside Cumbria, were searched to improve ascertainment of stillbirths and infant deaths.
The baby's mother had caught rubella and when pregnant mums get rubella the results are abortions, miscarriages, stillbirths , and birth defects.
Families have a specific incentive to report miscarriages, stillbirths , and infant deaths to the family planning system as this leads to authorisation for a new pregnancy.
Each register collects information on all congenital anomalies occurring in miscarriages after 20 weeks' gestation, in live births and stillbirths , and in fetuses terminated after prenatal diagnosis of anomaly.
The same outbreak also resulted in at least 10,000 miscarriages and stillbirths .
Ascending infection can also occur through intact chorioamniotic membranes, with subsequent events occurring in utero, resulting in stillbirths or death within hours after birth 24.