"The grief is all engulfing": Each day in Britain, 17 babies are stillborn – why is the toll so high?


"The grief is all engulfing": Each day in Britain, 17 babies are stillborn – why is the toll so high?

“The grief is all engulfing”: Each day in Britain, 17 babies are stillborn – why is the toll so high

12:24 AM on 14th July 2011

Immeasurable loss: One in every 200 pregnancies ends in stillbirth (posed by model)

Immeasurable loss: One in every 200 pregnancies ends in stillbirth (posed by model)

No happy homecoming: Could the agony of stillbirth be avoided for more parents with better antenatal screening

No happy homecoming: Could the agony of stillbirth be avoided for more parents with better antenatal screening

Heartache: Actress Kym March and her partner Jamie Lomas lost their son

Heartache: Actress Kym March and her partner Jamie Lomas lost their son

Need for change: More research is necessary into the causes of stillbirth so less parents have to endure it

Need for change: More research is necessary into the causes of stillbirth so less parents have to endure it