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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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30 year follow-up of parents after stillbirth A new stillbirth prevention module for migrant and refugee women Adaptation and implementation of an Australian version of the UK's Baby Buddy App Adaptation and implementation of the Safer Baby Bundle for Indigenous women An investigation into placental biomarkers of maturation and ageing in South Asian Women Antenatal interventions for preventing stillbirth: An overview or cochrane systematic reviews Best practice guidelines for care in subsequent. A new study included in the CRE grant application Can intrapartum SildEnafil safely Avert the Risks of Contraction-induced Hypoxia in labour? iSEARCH – a pragmatic Phase 3 Randomised Controlled Trial Care in subsequent pregnancies following stillbirth: an international survey of parents Classification system for causes of perinatal deaths Co-designing a sustainable framework with bereaved parents to enhance stillbirth research quality and translation. Cochrane systematic review of care prior to and during subsequent pregnancies following stillbirth for improving outcomes COCOON: Continuing care in COVID-19 outbreak: A global survey of bereaved parent experiences COCOON: Continuing care in COVID-19 outbreak: A global survey of new and expectant parent experiences Current practices, views and experiences of perinatal mortality audit - survey of hospitals Dashboard Decreased fetal movements: MBM Developing a new blood test for FGR Developing a parent version of a guideline for respectful and supportive perinatal bereavement care Developing an individualised risk assessment tool for women at term Developing core outcomes for stillbirth (COSTIL) Drivers of stillbirth in refugee women in VIC Economic costs of stillbirth Economic costs of stillbirth prevention Economic evaluation of MBM study (sub-study of MBM Epidemiology of stillbirth in Australia: Gestational age specific risk for stillbirth and adverse newborn outcome; An analysis of national data Evaluation of Maternal and Perinatal mortality; prevalence, determinants and causes in Oromia region, Ethiopia: Opportunities and challenges of Maternal Perinatal Death surveillance and Response (MPDSR) implementation progress in Ethiopia. Every baby counts: Implementing high quality investigation and audit for stillbirths and neonatal deaths FEMOM Fetal Kicks Fetal movements individual participant data meta-analysis Future research directions to inform clinical practice for care in pregnancies after stillbirth HIC Scorecard Identifying novel placental biomarkers Implementation of best practice care after stillbirth: current practices, views and experiences with bereavement care – survey of hospitals Improving knowledge of causes and contributors to stillbirth in Papua New Guinea IMproving Perinatal Mortality Review and Outcomes Via Education (IMPROVE) IMproving Perinatal Mortality Review and Outcomes Via Education IMPROVE Induction of labour at or beyond 37 weeks gestation Interventions for investigating and identifying the causes of stillbirth: A Cochrane systematic review Interventions relating to fetal movements as a risk factor for improving pregnancy outcomes: A Cochrane systematic review Investigating the causes of stillbirth: a prospective cohort study examining use and effectiveness of a comprehensive investigation protocol Is area-based socio-economic deprivation associated with stillbirth in QLD, Australia? A retrospective population-based study, 1994-2011 Lived experience of Cape York Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, families and health workers in regard to stillbirth Living Literacy program Living with Loss: Development and evaluation of an online perinatal bereavement support and translation into clinical practice Neonatal near-miss audits to reduce perinatal mortality and morbidity Parent involvement in perinatal mortality review Placental biomarkers to predict adverse obstetric and perinatal outcomes PreBabe study Pregnancies like mine Preventing term stillbirth in South Asian born mothers - A stepped wedge cluster randomised controlled trial Project Engage Study Reducing emergency caesarean birth for fetal distress in women with small or poorly grown infants using Sildenafil Citrate – The RidStress 2 Randomised Controlled Trial Relationship between maternal asthma and adverse pregnancy outcomes SLIPP: A Multi-centre randomised trial assessing time spent in supine position during sleep in the third trimester of pregnancy with or without a position aid Stillbirth and Zika: A systematic review Stillbirth in Lao PDR Systematic review to identify risk factors for stillbirth The ECLIPSE Study The endometrial environmnent: A new target to understand and prevent preterm stillbirth. The Nadia project. The Impact of regional M and M Meetings, and drivers of reduced perinatal mortality in regional Victorian Health services The Safer Baby Bundle national rollout Together we can stop stillbirth: Education campaign around the Safer Baby Bundle Together we can stop stillbirth: Evaluation of the public awareness campaign around stillbirth Understanding clinicians decision-making needs for autopsy consent after stillbirth: Framework analysis of a large survey Understanding parents decision-making needs for autopsy consent after stillbirth: Framework analysis of a large survey Western Pacific Region Study

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