Researchers quantify risk of women experiencing stillbirth

The chances of having a stillbirth are four times higher for women who have had a previous stillbirth, according to a study of close to 3.4 million pregnant women from Australia, UK, US, Denmark, Israel and the Netherlands.

The women who had all previously given birth, with 24,541 of them having suffered a stillbirth.

Stillbirths occurred in a subsequent pregnancy for 14,283 women - 606 of whom had had an initial