New Year’s Resolutions 2015 - What are your top three New Year’s resolutions? Make sure that you check out our sport events across Australia and get involved. Read more
The role of human cytomegalovirus in stillbirth - Research funded by the Stillbirth Foundation Australia investigating viral causes of stillbirth has revealed findings that shed new light on how infections during pregnancy may result in stillbirth. This research was primarily carried out by Stuart Hamilton, who received the inaugural Stillbirth Foundation Australia PhD Scholarship in 2010, and led by Professor William Rawlinson at […]
International survey - The International Stillbirth Alliance and Mater Research Institute – The University of Queensland are undertaking a study to reduce stillbirth and to improve care for families who experience this devastating event. They have developed two surveys: 1. for parents who have had a stillborn baby http://materresearch.checkboxonline.com/parents.survey 2. for general community members http://materresearch.checkboxonline.com/community.survey The surveys cover: […]
Thank you, Running Mums Australia - That’s a huge shout out to Running Mums Australia. Thank you so much for raising $5000 for the Stillbirth Foundation Australia. Running Mums Australia is an Australian wide running community for mums. The running community welcomes any mum who loves to run, talk about running and fitness in general, diet and exercise. Please visit their […]
Stillbirths in Australia 1991-2009 - The Stillbirth Foundation Australia has partly funded a research project of the  National Perinatal Epidemiology and Statistics Unit, Univerity of New South Wales. The Stillbirths in Australia 1991-2009 report is the first national report on stillbirths and examines the association between maternal, pregnancy and birth factors with stillbirth.  Key outcomes: The stillbirth rate in Australia was between 6.4 […]
Provision of effective, meaningful and appropriate care for families who have experienced stillbirth - The Stillbirth Foundation Australia has funded a research project of the  Joanna Briggs Institute, University of Adelaide. The objective of this review was to identify effective, meaningful and/or appropriate non- pharmacological, psychosocial supportive care interventions and strategies for families to improve their psychological well-being following stillbirth. Questions 1. What are effective interventions and strategies for improving the […]
Major risk factors for stillbirth in high-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis - The Stillbirth Foundation has partly funded a research project of the Mater Medical Research Institute, South Brisbane, QLD, Australia. Background Stillbirth rates in high-income countries have shown little or no improvement over the past two decades. Prevention strategies that target risk factors could be important in rate reduction. This systematic review and meta- analysis was done […]