Advice on sleep position and foetal movement links to stillbirth
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Advice on sleep position and foetal movement links to stillbirth

In high income countries stillbirth affects between 1.7 and 8.8 per 1,000 births after 28 weeks’ gestation (Flenady et al 2016). Globally the annual rate of reduction is 2% but there is wide variation. Three studies on stillbirth are reviewed here to inform practice.

Primary Health Care. 28, 3, 14-14. doi: 10.7748/phc.28.3.14.s13

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