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Score Zero: Making Stillbirths Count

Wylie, Blair MD, MPH

doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e3182830ac2
Personal Perspectives

The daily reality of a Ugandan hospital underscores why 98% of stillbirths occur in middle-income and low-income countries, and why more than half of fetuses die during delivery.

Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

Corresponding author: Blair Wylie, MD, MPH, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114; e-mail: bwylie@partners.org.

Portions of this article were modified from Wyle B. Score zero. Available at: http://www.massgeneralcenterforglobalhealth.org/stories-from-the-field/score-zero. Retrieved December 13, 2012.

Financial Disclosure The author did not report any potential conflicts of interest.

© 2013 by The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Published by Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.