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Management of subsequent pregnancy after an unexplained stillbirth

Robson, Stephen; Leader, Leo R

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Purpose: To review the management of pregnancy after an unexplained stillbirth.Epidemiology: Approximately 1 in 200 pregnancies will end in stillbirth, of which about one-third will remain unexplained. Unexplained stillbirth is the largest single contributor to perinatal mortality. Subsequent pregnancies do not appear to have an increased risk of stillbirth, but are characterized by increased rates of intervention (induction of labor, elective cesarean section) and iatrogenic adverse outcomes...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/61388
Source: Journal of Perinatology
DOI: 10.1038/jp.2009.133

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