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The Journal of Community Health Management

Stillbirth issues and challenges in India

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Author Details: D. Kumar, TB Singh

Volume : 4

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2394-2738

Print ISSN : 2394-272X

Article First Page : 47

Article End Page : 49


Stillbirth is one of undesirable outcomes of pregnancy and considerable marker in determining the disease burden for mother and child. The vital registration statistics on stillbirth is inadequate in India due to many reasons understudied, unreported, etc. The causes of stillbirth may be various medical, social and psychological factors contributing to occurrence. It can be reducing by improving counting & reporting of stillbirths at all levels along with by appropriate strategy prior to events for identifying, monitoring and treatments.

Stillbirth, Risk of Pregnancy, Preterm Birth, India