Organizations working to prevent stillbirth

Tommy’s and NHS England on ‘Feeling your baby move’ Resources from Tommy’s stillbirth research centre in St Mary’s Hospital in Manchester

Flutter Care is on a mission to spread the word about the importance of fetal movement counting and positive pregnancies. You can see the posters and other materials  Home | Flutter Care
PUSH for Empowered Pregnancy
Group B Strep International is conducting a survey of mothers worldwide (with and without a baby infected by group B strep) to help identify gaps in care and communication regarding group B strep (GBS) disease in babies. Find out more here:
In Australia, the ‘Still Six Lives’ campaign is an initiative of Red Nose Australia, in partnership with Sands, Stillbirth Foundation and the Centre of Research Excellence in Stillbirth. Our role is to provide evidence-based resources and evaluation of the campaign, which complements the material available in the Safer Baby Bundle for maternity healthcare providers and women receiving maternity care. The Still Six Lives campaign will run for six months, with messages appearing on television, online video, digital advertising, social media, radio, and other paid media.

The Stillbirth Centre for Research Excellence (Stillbirth CRE) Australia has updated its evidence-based training and resources: Safer Baby Bundle eLearningThis online training focuses on the five key elements of the Safer Baby Bundle: Smoking cessation, decreased fetal movements, fetal growth restriction, maternal going-to-sleep position, timing of birth

Star Legacy: Our Safer Pregnancy Cards are now available in 7 languages – English, Spanish, Hmong, Somali, French, Arabic, and Turkish. You can these (and all our brochures) for free by visiting our Safer Pregnancy Pocket Reminder Card – Star Legacy — Store ( 

Pregnancy Loss Research Group (PLRG) at University College Cork 

Health Care Professional Resources

World Health Organization Clinical Guidance 

Stillbirth training component as part of a 4 hour long medical certification of cause of death training: Omnicuris – Largest Online Platform for Doctors. This is free and accessible to all who register. For anyone outside of India, it is necessary to email info(at)omnicuris(dotted)com to register. Once you access the course, you can see module 9 is on, ‘Completing MCCD forms for deaths involving obstetric and neonatal conditions and stillbirths.’ This 45 minute module covers the three topics with the stillbirth component being about the last 8 minutes. Also a stillbirth module within the Legal and Regulatory Toolkit for CRVS and Identity Management available here:

Community health workers help mothers in Papua New Guinea: see the video here 

Tune in to our Indigenous Midwives conversation, co-hosted by ICM, the Wilson Center’s Maternal Health Initiative 

UNFPA, and featuring a panel of Indigenous midwives from around the world. Listen to the recording here.

Baby Kicks pamphlet from Canada available in English and French

Publications related to prevention of stillbirth and neonatal death

The PURPOSE Study Group. Preventable stillbirths in India and Pakistan: a prospective, observational study. BJOG 2021 PURPOSE_BJOG

The Lancet series: Maternal and child undernutrition progress. The latest Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition Progress, includes three new papers that build upon findings from the previous 2008 and 2013 Series, which established an evidence-based global agenda for tackling undernutrition over the past decade. Specifically, evidence on the effectiveness of antenatal multiple micronutrient supplementation in reducing the risk of stillbirths, low birthweight, and babies born small-for-gestational age has strengthened.

Zamboni, K., Singh, S., Tyagi, M. et al. Effect of collaborative quality improvement on stillbirths, neonatal mortality and newborn care practices in hospitals of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, India: evidence from a quasi-experimental mixed-methods study. Implementation Sci 16, 4 (2021).

Sociocultural, political, and health system-related determinants of perinatal deaths in Jordan from the perspectives of health care providers: a qualitative study. Khader YS, Bawadi H, Khasawneh W, Alyahya MS, Shattnawi K, Al-Sheyab NA, Al Obeisat S, Asad M, Khatatneh K, Alkhdour MM, Al-Hamdan Z, Batieha A. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2020 Jul 29;1-10.

The Link Between Stillbirth & Maternal Mortality and Morbidity: Firsthand Accounts from American Women. Read the report on Stillbirth in the US from Count the Kicks Stillbirth + Maternal Mortality Morbidity in USA April 2022

Shining a Spotlight on Stillbirths: research by Dr Amy Hough at LSHTM

Invitation to participate in the WAVES Study, a comprehensive survey of mothers worldwide (with and without a baby infected by group B streptococcus) to help identify the gaps in care and communication regarding group B strep (GBS) disease in babies. More info is at