Research grants for 2016 are now open - The Stillbirth Foundation Australia supports organisations undertaking research into the cause, prevention and management of stillbirth. The Stillbirth Foundation Australia will consider applications that address any aspect of stillbirth however, priority will be given to rigorously designed clinical studies that address unexplained stillbirth, are designed to provide a greater understanding to prevent stillbirth of a […]
Return to Zero - RETURN TO ZERO is based on the true story of a successful couple, Maggie (MINNIE DRIVER) and Aaron (PAUL ADELSTEIN) who are preparing for the arrival of their first child. Just weeks before their due date they are devastated to discover that their baby son has died in the womb and will be stillborn. Maggie […]
The role of human cytomegalovirus in stillbirth - Introduction 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 […]
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 […]