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Inside Medicine: Stillbirths’ rate, effects little changed
Sacramento Bee

After waiting 24 weeks, Wendy was extremely excited about the birth of her first child. There were frequent trips to the store for clothes, a crib and various other items.

But one night Wendy began to experience cramps. She went to the hospital, where doctors monitored her fetus.

Suddenly, the staff realized her baby was in distress and things turned grim. They ushered her partner to a waiting room and rushed Wendy to the operating room for an emergency Caesarean section. The baby was born dead.