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Saturday, January 23, 2016

Population Control: U.S. Lags In Reducing Risk Of Stillbirth

U.S. Lags In Reducing Risk Of Stillbirth : Shots - Health News : NPR
Stillbirth remains largely hidden from society, and the tragic loss of a fetus late in pregnancy remains far too common.
A collection of research published Monday in The Lancet pulls back the curtain on the often-ignored subject and gives a global snapshot of the countries making the most progress to lower death rates.
In the U.S., the stillbirth rate is 3 per 1,000 births, putting it 22nd among 186 countries. What's more, that rate has barely budged in 15 years, declining just 0.4 percent. That's slower progress than was seen in all but a handful of countries.
In sheer numbers, that means there were 11,260 stillbirths last year in the U.S., if you use the World Health Organization's definition: fetal death after 28 weeks of pregnancy. That's the definition used to make the comparisons between countries in the report.

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