Novel strategies to prevent stillbirth.

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dc.contributor.author Warland, Jane en
dc.contributor.author Mitchell, Edwin en
dc.contributor.author O'Brien, Louise M en
dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-15T19:28:13Z en
dc.date.issued 2017-06 en
dc.identifier.issn 1744-165X en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/41738 en
dc.description.abstract This article reviews three new and emerging risk factors for stillbirth that may be modifiable or might identify a compromised fetus. We focus on fetal movements, maternal sleep, and maternal diet. Recent studies have suggested than a sudden increase in vigorous fetal activity may be associated with increased risk of stillbirth. We review the papers that have reported this finding and discuss the implications as well as potential future directions for research. There is emerging literature to suggest that maternal sleep position may be a risk for stillbirth, especially if the woman settles to sleep supine. This risk is biologically plausible. How this knowledge may be utilized to assist stillbirth reduction strategies is discussed. Finally, we examine the somewhat limited literature regarding maternal diet and pregnancy outcome. Introducing probiotics into the diet may prove useful, but further work is required. The possible next steps for research are considered, as well as some potential intervention strategies that may ultimately lead to stillbirth reduction. en
dc.format.medium Print-Electronic en
dc.language eng en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Seminars in fetal & neonatal medicine en
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dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm en
dc.subject Humans en
dc.subject Sleep Apnea Syndromes en
dc.subject Pregnancy Complications en
dc.subject Sudden Infant Death en
dc.subject Prenatal Care en
dc.subject Risk Factors en
dc.subject Sleep en
dc.subject Fetal Movement en
dc.subject Pregnancy en
dc.subject Infant, Newborn en
dc.subject Female en
dc.subject Male en
dc.subject Stillbirth en
dc.subject Maternal Nutritional Physiological Phenomena en
dc.subject Healthy Lifestyle en
dc.subject Healthy Diet en
dc.title Novel strategies to prevent stillbirth. en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.siny.2017.01.005 en
pubs.issue 3 en
pubs.begin-page 146 en
pubs.volume 22 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The author en
dc.identifier.pmid 28162972 en
pubs.end-page 152 en
pubs.publication-status Published en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Comparative Study en
pubs.subtype Review en
pubs.subtype Journal Article en
pubs.elements-id 614023 en
pubs.org-id Medical and Health Sciences en
pubs.org-id School of Medicine en
pubs.org-id Paediatrics Child & Youth Hlth en
dc.identifier.eissn 1878-0946 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2017-02-07 en
pubs.dimensions-id 28162972 en


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