World sees two million stillbirths annually — report

15 October 2020

    [NEW DELHI] Nearly two million babies are stillborn every year, with 84 per cent of cases occurring in low- and lower middle-income countries, says an 8 October report by WHO, UNICEF and partners.   The report says that a stillbirth occurs every 16 seconds. It defines stillbirth as “a baby born with no signs of life at 28 weeks of pregnancy or more”.  “The tragedy of stillbirth shows how ... Read more


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