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Flashcards in Stillbirth Deck (14):
1

Causes of stillbirth

Fetal growth restriction
Nutrition
Genetic
Maternal disease

2

3 things affecting developed world for stillbirth in mother?

-Hypertension - preeclampsia
-fetal growth restriction
-identification and induction of higher risk

3

Classification of perinatal death?

-Congenital abnormality - eg. Anencephaly

4

Perinatal infections?

Bacterial, GBS, ecoli, listerio, P arvo, CMV, HSV, rubella, H1N1

5

What protozoan risk for stillbirth?

Toxoplasmosis

6

Maternal medical conditions risk for maternal medical conditions?

DM
SLE
Obstetrics cholestasis

7

Big infection prevention of stillbirth?

FLU vaccine
Reduce maternal Resp
Less still birth
50% less baby likely ICU: get IgG as well as pertussis

8

What is hypoxia peripartum death?

Intrapartum events

9

Biggest modifiable maternal risk factor for stillbirth

Obesity

10

Growth restriction babies have how much more risk?

4 times more likely for stillbirth?
early detection is key.

11

Maternal factors stillbirth?

DM
HTN
SLE, connective tissue disorder, thrombophilia, anti phospholipid syndrome

12

Placental reasons for stillbirth

Placental abrupt ion
Chronic placental insufficiency
Twin-twin transfusion
Veto-maternal transfusion
Cord accident

13

Complications of stillbirth?

Coagulopathy
Haemorrhage

14

Breaking bad news

Warning shot
Then straight in with Dx.
Then explain
Be quiet
NOT YOUR FAULT.
Help, call someone, organize it.
Post-mortem question: gentle surgical, respectful manner
Here is my contact if needed