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There are many reasons why a stillbirth can occur and it is not always possible to be certain as to why. In 1 out of 3 cases the cause is unknown.
The most common reason for a baby dying before birth is incorrect growth. Other causes are infections, serious maternal illness (e.g. diabetes or preeclampsia) and alterations in the umbilical cord, among others.
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