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How common are cord accidents during pregnancy?

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Cord accidents

About 1 out of 200 pregnancies end in stillbirth.
Of the stillbirths recorded with possible causes 2-4% of those are from cord accidents. So out of every 10,000 pregnancies you will have about 2-3 cord accidents (2-4% of 50 stillbirths in 10,000 births).

In brief: Cord accidents

About 1 out of 200 pregnancies end in stillbirth.
Of the stillbirths recorded with possible causes 2-4% of those are from cord accidents. So out of every 10,000 pregnancies you will have about 2-3 cord accidents (2-4% of 50 stillbirths in 10,000 births).
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