The current stillbirth rate in the U.S. is 1 in 160 - which is higher than the rates for other developed countries (1 in 200), according to the World Health Organization
. A study in the most recent Journal of the American Medical Association
have looked at the causes of stillbirth (perinatal death) in the U.S.
Researchers found that the most common cause (29.3%) of stillbirth was obstetric complications,