Substantial proportion of intrapartum stillbirths (higher than 10%) are preventable with quality intrapartum care and emergency obstetric care can make the greatest impact on stillbirth rates
Comparing stillbirth rates
between studies has been difficult.
National, regional, and worldwide estimates of stillbirth rates
in 2015, with trends from 2000: a systematic analysis.
on Commenting on the report, Mandy Forrester, head of quality and standards at the Royal College of Midwives, said: "This is a welcome reduction and things are moving in the right direction, but there is still much more to do if we are going to match the lower stillbirth rates
of other European countries.
No stillbirth rate
data were available for 38 countries, and nine countries--all in Sub-Saharan Africa and southern Asia--had only subnational data.
Pakistan has highest stillbirth rate
in the world, which is an alarming scenario.19 Current study revealed a high estimate of stillbirth i-e 18 per 1000 births, which is relatively lower than published data from Pakistan.6,18 Possible reasons may be tertiary care study setting and enrollment of booked cases only.
It was moved by Shaista Pervaiz Malik and Asiya Naz Tanoli regarding high stillbirth rate
and deaths of thousands of women due to child birth complications in the country.
The total number of stillbirths in the preceding 3 months was 257 with an estimated stillbirth rate
of 30 per 1000 births.
Meanwhile, the lowest stillbirth rate
was in the South West, where only 0.37 per cent of babies were stillborn.
from Peru, the stillbirth rate
was reportedly 6.1 per 1000 births.
Unlike risk ratios and risk differences for categorical education, the RII and SII use the distribution of education for the whole population, and are obtained by regressing stillbirth against the continuous education rank score, such that their computation is affected by stillbirth rates
throughout the education range.
was 25.08/1000 total births and early neonatal death rate was 18.38/1000 live births.