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Sorry, this entry is only available in French. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language.A l'occasion de la publication de son rapport sur la période 1981-2020, le Registre des malformations congénitales de Paris (remaPAR) a le plaisir de vous

Maternal mortality twice as high in France as in Denmark or Norway, with cardiovascular disease, haemorrhage and suicide being the main causes of death

A study conducted in 8 European countries with enhanced systems for monitoring maternal mortality and based on comparable data shows that the level of maternal mortality is 4 times higher in Slovakia or the United Kingdom (10.9 and 9.6 /100,000 live births) than in Norway or Denmark (2.7 and 3.4 per 100,000 live births). France ranks 5th out of

European Perinatal Health Report, 2015-2019

The health of newborn babies and their mothers are key indicators of the health and wellbeing of populations. Although stillbirth and infant mortality rates have fallen substantially in recent decades, the burden of mortality and morbidity remains a public health priority in Europe and there is high variability in birth outcomes between

Les premiers résultats de l’Enquête Nationale Périnatale 2021 sont en ligne

Sorry, this entry is only available in French. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language.L'Enquête Nationale Périnatale 2021 En 2021, au-delà des objectifs communs à chaque édition, les nouvelles thématiques abordées concernent notamment

Routine stillbirth data for European countries in international databases are not comparable and should not be used for benchmarking or surveillance without careful verification with other sources

Article Gissler M, Durox M, Smith L et al. Clarity and consistency in stillbirth reporting in Europe : why is it so hard to get this right ? Eur J Publ Hlth 2022;32:200-6. Abstract Background: Stillbirth is a major public health problem, but measurement remains a challenge even in highincome countries. We compared routine stillbirth

A brochure for families and the general public on the results of the SHIPS study on follow-up and health care at five-years of age for children born very preterm in Europe is now available.

The European SHIPS project – « Screening to improve Health In very Preterm InfantS in Europe » had a mission to study the availability and use of evidence-based* health care, follow-up and prevention programmes for children born very preterm. The project is a European research collaboration which includes 6792 children born before 32 weeks of

Undocumented migrant women are particularly at risk of severe maternal morbidity

An analysis of the PreCARE cohort shows that undocumented migrant, especially those born in sub-Saharan Africa, have the highest risk of severe maternal morbidity, while the prevalence of risk factors does not appear to be higher in this subgroup. This finding suggests that their interaction with maternity care services may not be optimal. It

Increased risk of adverse neonatal and maternal outcomes in women with a severe antepartum morbid event

A context of severe maternal complications before labor and delivery is associated with a 10-fold increase in prematurity and neonatal mortality rates, according to the EPIMOMS study. For women, the rates of general anesthesia and emergency cesarean, which are in themselves risky interventions, are also significantly increased. These results

Post-traumatic stress disorder occurs in about one out of twenty women two months after vaginal delivery near or at term.

An analysis of data from the TRAAP study highlights that symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) occur in about one out of twenty women two months after vaginal delivery near or at term. The risk is higher in the presence of vulnerability factors (migrant status and psychiatric history) but also in case of obstetric events such as labor

A rise in births following contraceptive failure in France between 2010 and 2016

The increase in failure rates of user dependent short acting contraceptives may be explained by shifts in contraceptive behaviors in France following the pill scare in 2012.The increase in failure rates of user dependent short acting contraceptives may be explained by shifts in contraceptive behaviors in France following the pill scare in 2012.The