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02 October 2019

Volume 27 | Issue 10

ISSN (Print): 0969-4900

ISSN (Online): 2052-4307

Sociological and psychological effects of stillbirth: theory, research, and midwifery

When a baby dies after 24 weeks gestation, it is defined as stillbirth (Tommy's, 2019) and, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS, 2018), 3 200 babies are stillborn in the UK every year Although declining, the rate of stillbirth in the UK remains among the highest in Europe (Draper et al, 2017)

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