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Sleep & stillbirth study draws media attention

John Kerr posted in on June 16th, 2011.

The publication of a New Zealand study examining the link between sleep habits and stillbirth in pregnancy has received strong international media interest. The research, published in the British Medical Journal, found that the risk of stillbirth for women who slept on their left side was 1.96 per 1000 compared with 3.93 per 1000 for […]

Experts respond: Maternal sleep habits and stillbirth risk

John Kerr posted in on June 15th, 2011.

A New Zealand study published today in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) has examined whether snoring, sleep position, and other sleep practices in pregnant women are associated with risk of stillbirth. Researchers at the University of Auckland found that sleeping on the left side may be associated with a reduced risk of stillbirth, when compared with […]

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