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Our vision is to reduce the devastating impact of stillbirth for women, families and the wider community through improving care to reduce the number of stillborn babies and to reduce the impact of this loss.
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In the Media

Explore stories featuring Stillbirth CRE research that have recently appeared in the media

Culturally sensitive resources aiming to prevent stillbirths in Indigenous and migrant and refugee communities 26 October 2023, ABC Online
Miracle Babies: Operation Hope 1 March 2022, ABC TV Catalyst
Rewarding research publication success 20 January 2022, Mater Research
Stillbirth: Prevention and Aftercare 4 January 2022, SBS podcast
Safer Baby - working together to reduce stillbirth 7 December 2021
Stillbirth rates rose in Melbourne's COVID-19 lockdown, despite dropping overall in past three years 30 November 2021, ABC News online
Curtin Uni leads 'first large-scale examination' to tackle stillbirth in Aboriginal families 18 November 2021, Nursing Review
Extra stillbirth support for families 16 November 2021
Experts say simple steps have helped Victoria’s stillbirth rate fall for the first time in 20 years 10 November 2021
Time to reduce stillbirth numbers 20 October 2021, UQ News
Shining a light on International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Day 19 October 2021, UQ News
Six babies are stillborn every day but the cause of pregnancy loss and neo-natal death is often unknown 15 October 2021, ABC News
The Stillbirth Foundation Australia (SFA) and Stillbirth Centre of Research Excellence (Stillbirth CRE) support organisations and institutions undertaking research into the cause, prevention, and management of stillbirth. 22 September 2021, Stillbirth Foundation Australia
Safer Baby Bundle 8 June 2021, Australian Midwifery News
An unexpected side effect of climate change? More stillbirths 25 May 2021, Salon
In the dark on stillbirth 16 April 2021, The Courier Mail
Gold Coast Bulletin: Hospital bid to cut stillbirth rate 15 April 2021, The Gold Coast Bulletin
NewsGP: Third of stillbirths could be avoided if different care provided 14 April 2021, NewsGP
612 ABC discussion: Late gestation stillbirth and autopsy 7 April 2021, 612 ABC Brisbane Afternoons with Kat Feeney
Working together to reduce stillbirths across Australia 9 March 2021, Mater News
Risks associated with antenatal care services 8 March 2021, The Health Report, ABC Radio National
Golden Casket donation set to improve health of mothers and babies 3 March 2021, Mater News
Removing stigma crucial to reducing stillbirth rate 11 November 2020, HealthTimes
ABC Babytalk: Researching Stillbirth 7 November 2020, ABC Babytalk with Penny Johnston
Despair to discovery: Autopsy after stillbirth might hold key to cutting rate 6 November 2020, The Courier Mail
Improved maternity care could save hundreds of Australian babies each year 20 October 2020, Medical Xpress
Hundreds of stillbirths preventable with improved care: Research , RACGP: NewsGP
Meet the Winners: Women in Technology Awards 2020 9 October 2020, Women Love Tech
How Chrissy Teigen sharing this loss of her baby validates the 'silent pain and suffering of so many families' 3 October 2020, ABC News
Breaking the taboo: Talking about stillbirth can save lives 8 August 2020, Brisbane Times
Coronavirus study to track the experiences of expectant mums during global pandemic 20 March 2020, ABC News
Government seeks advice on covering stillbirth autopsy costs 4 July 2019, ABC News Breakfast
Twenty years is too long to do so little about the death of six babies a day 19 June 2019, The Sydney Morning Herald
Kristina Keneally in emotional plea for stillbirth action , 9News
Stillborn support pairs up 19 February 2019, The Herald Sun
'We can make a difference': Stillbirth inquiry's national recommendations for improved research 5 December 2018, 9

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