Summary of Stillborn Baby Delivery

 

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One of the hardest parts of any stillbirth comes at the moment immediately after delivery. We are conditioned to listen for that first cry as soon as a baby is born. In stillbirth, the silence is heartbreaking.

In some hospital settings, you may not be transferred to the postpartum or mom/baby unit. Stillbirth is the delivery, after the 20th week of pregnancy, of a baby who has died. Loss of a baby before the 20th week of pregnancy is called a miscarriage. A baby is stillborn in about 1 in 200.

Most stillborn babies can be delivered vaginally after induction of labor, unless there are specific reasons for cesarean delivery. If possible, before entering the hospital, consider whether you. If a woman loses a pregnancy after she’s past her 20th week, it’s called a stillbirth. Stillbirths are due to natural causes. They can happen before delivery or during delivery.

Stillbirth is the death and delivery of a developing baby that takes place after the 20th week of pregnancy. After fetal death has occurred, the baby must still come out of the womb. After the delivery of your stillborn child, difficult decisions face you even as you cope with your grief.

Giving birth to a stillborn baby Giving birth to a stillborn baby Information and support for parents on giving birth to a stillborn baby If the unthinkable has happened and you have been told that your baby has died in the womb before labour has started, the options for giving birth will be raised with you and the baby. While your baby is still in your womb, your doctor may perform amniocentesis to check for infection and genetic conditions. After delivery, your doctor will perform a physical examination of your.

Some stillborn babies have multiple birth defects. Infections. Infections involving the mother, baby, or placenta are another significant cause of stillbirth, particularly when they occur before 28 weeks of pregnancy.

Infections known to contribute to stillbirth include fifth disease, cytomegalovirus, listeriosis, and syphilis. in utero. before or during delivery. In the United States, a miscarriage usually refers to a fetal loss less than 20 weeks after a woman becomes pregnant, and a stillbirth refers to a loss 20 or more weeks after a woman becomes pregnant.

After you give birth to a stillborn baby, your body needs time to heal as it would in any birthing situation. Your doctor will probably recommend taking it easy, to give your body time to heal. A few days after you get home from the hospital, your breasts may fill with milk.

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grief after dilation and evacuation or labor induction in second trimester terminations for fetal anomalies.

“High Risk Pregnancy E-Book: Management Options Expert Consult” by David K. James, Philip J. Steer, Carl P. Weiner, Bernard Gonik
from High Risk Pregnancy E-Book: Management Options Expert Consult
by David K. James, Philip J. Steer, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2010

After 14 days from fetal death placental pathology is unlikely to yield any useful information.

“Obstetrics & Gynaecology: An Evidence-based Text for MRCOG, Third Edition” by David M. Luesley, Mark Kilby
from Obstetrics & Gynaecology: An Evidence-based Text for MRCOG, Third Edition
by David M. Luesley, Mark Kilby
CRC Press, 2016

If the fetus is born prematurely, appropriate anticipatory guidance and support including referral as needed will be necessary (see Chapter 25 for information on high-risk newborns and neonatal death and Chapter 17 for information on fetal and early neonatal loss and grief).

“Maternal Child Nursing Care E-Book” by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, Kathryn Rhodes Alden, Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, Mary Catherine Cashion, David Wilson
from Maternal Child Nursing Care E-Book
by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2017

The major causes of stillbirth and early neonatal death (during the first 7 days after birth) are birth asphyxia (defined by the WHO as the failure to initiate and maintain spontaneous respiration), low birthweight, and preterm delivery.

“Avery's Diseases of the Newborn E-Book” by Christine A. Gleason, Sherin Devaskar
from Avery’s Diseases of the Newborn E-Book
by Christine A. Gleason, Sherin Devaskar
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2011

We are now witnessing a major revision of obstetrical care with the advent of home deliveries, birthing centers, rooming in, Lamaze, and other methods of delivery that stress advance preparation by the parents and active participation in the birth experience.

“Separation/individuation: Theory and Application” by Joyce Edward, Nathene Ruskin, Patsy Turrini
from Separation/individuation: Theory and Application
by Joyce Edward, Nathene Ruskin, Patsy Turrini
Brunner/Mazel, 1992

A complete medical and obstetric history and a review of the available reports, including fetal autopsy, placental pathology and appropriate testing of the prior stillbirth, can identify potential risk factors and guide the consultation.

“Management of Common Problems in Obstetrics and Gynecology” by T. Murphy Goodwin, Martin N. Montoro, Laila Muderspach, Richard Paulson, Subir Roy
from Management of Common Problems in Obstetrics and Gynecology
by T. Murphy Goodwin, Martin N. Montoro, et. al.
Wiley, 2010

There is a history of meconium-stained amniotic fluid and/or meconium staining of the skin, and the babies are often born depressed at birth, requiring resuscitation in the delivery room.

“IAP Textbook of Pediatrics” by A Parthasarathy, PSN Menon, MKC Nair
from IAP Textbook of Pediatrics
by A Parthasarathy, PSN Menon, MKC Nair
Jaypee Brothers,Medical Publishers Pvt. Limited, 2019

If your baby was stillborn or died shortly after birth, you can expect to experience all the usual postpartum discomforts associated with a vaginal or Caesarean delivery on top of trying to cope with your grief.

“The Mother of All Pregnancy Books: An All-Canadian Guide to Conception, Birth and Everything in Between” by Ann Douglas
from The Mother of All Pregnancy Books: An All-Canadian Guide to Conception, Birth and Everything in Between
by Ann Douglas
Wiley, 2009

However, an autopsy may be useful in reducing parental guilt and uncertainty about future pregnancies, as well as in aiding the recovery from the loss.43,130, 203 The “empty tragedy” of stillbirth forces the mother to deal with both the inner loss of the fetus and the outer loss of the expected newborn.

“Merenstein & Gardner's Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care E-Book: An Interprofessional Approach” by Sandra Lee Gardner, Brian S. Carter, Mary I Enzman-Hines, Susan Niermeyer
from Merenstein & Gardner’s Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care E-Book: An Interprofessional Approach
by Sandra Lee Gardner, Brian S. Carter, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2020

Difficult and distressing delivery of a stillborn foetus, apparently between fifth and sixth month, and great weakness, though there was no flooding.

“Handbook of Materia Medica and Homoeopathic Therapeutics” by Timothy Field Allen
from Handbook of Materia Medica and Homoeopathic Therapeutics
by Timothy Field Allen
B. Jain, 1994

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  • feeling truly speechless, I didn’t get to see him, afterwards hardly survived maternal sepsis
    I feel the same as you do… wish you all the best

  • my god, same happened to me… unbelievable
    it was a matter of timing, birth was too late
    pain will never go away, you just learn to live with it…

  • I only can imagine how hard this must be for you, I hope your pain heals and congratulations on the birth of your baby, this is really emocional.

  • In this day and age with all our science, hospitals, neo-natal clinics and baby specialists in the millions!!! This woman’s baby died? How on earth was this able to even happen? I’ve never heard of such a more irresponsible stupid neglectful mindless act!!! Pardon me but it seems so unavoidable!! Mother: I’m a week over due, Doctor: ok, let’s schedule your delivery, Baby needs to come out now! I don’t get it?

  • 11 MONTHS????? Did I hear that right? Noooo…I heard 11 months. That’s got to be a mistake? I wonder how any Doctor would not have induced… usually after a week if baby doesn’t want to come on it’s own?

  • Back on November 28 2012 (tomorrow for me) my little sister was born sleeping. She would be 7 tomorrow and I already feel like I’ve missed out on a lot. I already had 2 brothers and I was really excited but when I found out I cried for days. I’m so sorry to anyone who this affects just know that you will eventually recover.

  • There are too many adults walking around sleeping for me to worry about fetuses arrested in development by Mother Nature. Sorry for the loss, get over it, move on.

  • Why will you be 11 months Pregnant… Is There No Induction Again… You killed the baby Yourself cos The placenta starts failing After 9 months…��������

  • I wish I got to say goodbye and hold and see my girl. As tragic as this experience is, it sure grants an appreciation like nothing else can. Congratulations on your sweet boy. He is still a celebration.

  • Thank u so much for sharing. I never experienced this, but I did suffer seeing my child being killed in front of me.. and I have 3 more.. I now 3. I now experience my sec oldest move out.. pain all over, but a different kind

  • Your family is so strong. Jackson is such a beautiful little boy. I will keep your family in my prayers. I’m sure the pain is still raw. Thank you for sharing your journey with us. You and your husband are so brave. ❤️

  • Tammie your strength is so so overwhelming and I can’t imagine the pain you’ve both endured during this but I love that you made this to be able to always remember your beautiful perfect baby boy jackson! He’s watching over you all and keeping you safe!

  • I’m am so sorry for your loss. It is devastating not having baby Jackson. I cant even imagine the pain you both went through. RIP baby Jackson. My thoughts and prayers are with you.��������

  • Momma, i admire how strong you are. I lost my baby at 22.7 weeks that was a week a go and you handled everything so well. I could have to but i didn’t and now don’t even jave pics. Of him. And it breaks my heart even more not to have those memories like the ones ypu have. Blessings and keep strong.

  • I have never been so moved. You both have so much positivity in such a truly horrendous time. Baby Jackson is so lucky to have you as his parents. I wish I could give you a huge hug, it’s two years on and I feel your
    pain so much. Take care of each other and Sam. Xxxxx

  • Little fellow is with the Lord Jesus Christ, and if mom and dad are believers in our Lord for their salvation they WILL hold that baby again.

  • It surely isn’t silly nor does it sound silly that you just want him to see your smiling faces and to tell him about his beautiful family!!!! You and Matt are the meaning of strength! And love! And baby Jackson will hold that always!