The primary outcome measured was a neonatal morbidity composite which included one or more of the following: chronic lung disease, necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH), periventricular leukomalacia (PVL), and perinatal mortality
The perinatal mortality
rate (stillbirths and deaths under one week) increased for the second year in a row in 2003 after falling for more than 10 years.
Community Concern remains worried by the questions raised between a link between tritium discharges, perinatal mortality
1997 Effects on birth weight and perinatal mortality
of maternal dietary supplements in rural Gambia: 5 year randomised controlled trial.
The most common causes of perinatal mortality
among infants born to women who had had a cesarean section but expected a vaginal delivery were mechanical factors (uterine rupture, umbilical cord compression or prolapse, birth trauma and asphyxia) and oxygen deprivation during birth: The rate for each was 4.
OUTCOMES MEASURED The outcomes studied included perinatal mortality
, neonatal morbidity, obstetric emergencies, intrapartum and antepartum transfers, and cesarean delivery rate.
With this background, a study was undertaken to assess and compare time-trends in caesarean section rates and their association with maternal case-fatality rates and perinatal mortality
since 1957 at the Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital, Mumbai, India.
It sounds odd that we should have a serious problem with perinatal mortality
and at the same time spend large sums on a new entrance.
It's nice to know that they valued and wanted to preserve the work of the traditional or grand (granny) midwives in the south, whose statistics were undoubtedly better than the perinatal mortality
rates for Black babies today, despite the high-tech approach.
3] Also, though the maternal mortality rate in India has fallen in the last decade, the perinatal mortality
has remained high.
Adewole, who was represented by the Director, Department of Family Health, Dr (Mrs) Adebimpe Adebiyi, noted that with concerted efforts from the Stakeholders towards reducing maternal and perinatal deaths, it was expected that there would be a remarkable reduction in maternal and perinatal mortality
in the forthcoming 2018 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey.
1] Before the advent of ultrasound evaluation, physicians were interested in the growth process of foetus, the prospective assessment of foetal growth during pregnancy has been limited to measuring the uterine size and guessing the foetal size by palpation, could only look at the infant at delivery and infer at what happened in utero and this led to increasing perinatal mortality