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Safe pregnancy at risk in COVID-19 crisis

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Routine maternity care has recently changed in Australia due to COVID-19 restrictions, with researchers and clinicians expressing concerns that a drop in physical assessments and face-to-face consults could lead to an increase in stillbirth rates.  Pregnant women are currently not considered high risk to contract COVID-19, however changes are being...

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What constitutes a medical reason for preterm birth?

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  Stillbirth risk left out in latest guidelines for preterm birth In a move to reduce preterm birth rates, an awareness campaign launched last month could potentially ignore important education that is proven to reduce stillbirth. Advocates for stillbirth prevention, Still Aware, are recommending all factors should be considered in the...

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Demands for Stillbirth Grant Recipients to be held accountable

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The Australian Federal Government today have announced the recipient of their $3m Stillbirth Awareness and Education Grant. The important funding to help reduce rates of  preventable stillbirth has been the result of lobbying and advocacy from organisations such as Still Aware, to demand the government acknowledge that Australia’s stillbirth rate...

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Still Aware at RANZCOG 2019

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As a parent organisation for parents, Still Aware have been working hard in 2019 to help rebuild partnerships between expectant parents and clinicians in the manner of stillbirth prevention. We were excited to continue this partnership through an invitation to present at the the Annual RANZCOG (Royal Australian and New...

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$30,000 raised for Stillbirth Awareness

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A local Adelaide father has helped raise more than $30,000 by shaving off his dreadlocks, in an effort to raise awareness of stillbirth in honour of his son Alfie.  Scott and Alex Warren experienced the devastation of delivering their son stillborn on 11th July, 2017. Soon after, they found a...

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The 'Safer Baby Bundle' launches in Canberra

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In an exciting step forward for stillbirth prevention in Australia, some of the country's leading organisations in stillbirth research and awareness recently launched the 'Safer Baby Bundle' at Parliament House in Canberra.  This latest research program is being led by the Stillbirth CRE, and will work to improve the partnership...

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