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This article is part of the supplement: Stillbirths – the global picture and evidence-based solutions

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Reducing stillbirths: behavioural and nutritional interventions before and during pregnancy

Mohammad Yawar Yakoob1, Esme V Menezes1, Tanya Soomro1, Rachel A Haws2, Gary L Darmstadt2 and Zulfiqar A Bhutta1*

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1 Division of Maternal and Child Health, The Aga Khan University, Karachi 74800, Pakistan

2 Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2009, 9(Suppl 1):S3  doi:10.1186/1471-2393-9-S1-S3

Published: 7 May 2009

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Web Table 1. Component studies in Lumley et al. 2004 meta-analysis: Impact of smoking cessation on stillbirth and perinatal mortality. Contains studies included in the Lumley et al. 2004 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality.

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Web Table 2. Component studies in Carroli et al. 2001 meta-analysis: Impact of ANC on stillbirth and perinatal mortality. Contains studies included in the Carroli et al. 2001 meta-analysis reporting effect on stillbirths/perinatal mortality.

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Web Table 3. Component studies in Villar et al. 2001 meta-analysis: Impact of patterns of routine ANC in low-risk pregnant women on stillbirth and perinatal mortality. Contains studies included in the Villar et al. 2001 meta-analysis showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality.

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Web Table 4. Component studies in Hodnett et al. 2003 meta-analysis: Impact of ANC on stillbirth and perinatal mortality. Contains studies included in the Hodnett et al. 2003 meta-analysis on stillbirths/perinatal mortality as outcome

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Web Table 5. Component studies in Gagnon et al. 2007 meta-analysis: Impact of ANC on stillbirth and perinatal mortality. Contains studies included in the Gagnon et al. 2007 meta-analysis reporting effect on stillbirths/perinatal mortality.

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Web Table 6. Component studies in Lumley et al. 2001: Impact of peri-conceptional folic acid supplementation on stillbirth and perinatal mortality. Contains studies included in the Lumley et al. 2001 on stillbirths/perinatal mortality as outcome.

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Web Table 7. Component studies in Pena-Rosas and Viteri 2006: Impact of antenatal folic acid supplementation on stillbirth and perinatal mortality. Contains studies included in the Pena Rosas and Viteri 2006 review reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality.

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Web Table 8. Component studies in Rumbold et al. 2005: Impact of periconceptional folic acid supplementation on stillbirth and perinatal mortality. Contains studies included in the Rumbold et al. 2005 review reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality.

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Web Table 9. Component studies in Reveiz et al. 2007: Impact of intravenous iron supplementation on stillbirth and perinatal mortality. Contains studies included in the Reveiz et al. 2007 review reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality.

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Web Table 10. Component studies in Pena-Rosas and Viteri 2006: Impact of iron supplementation on stillbirth and perinatal mortality. Contains studies included in the Pena-Rosas and Viteri 2006 review reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality.

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Web Table 11. Component studies in Wiysonge et al. 2005 meta-analysis: Impact of vitamin A supplementation on stillbirth and perinatal mortality. Contains studies included in the Wiysonge et al. 2005 meta-analysis showing effect on stillbirths/perinatal mortality.

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Web Table 12. Component studies in van den Broek et al. 2002 review: Impact of vitamin A supplementation on stillbirth and perinatal mortality. Contains studies included in the van den Broek et al. 2002 review showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality.

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Web Table 13. Component studies in Rumbold et al. 2005 meta-analysis: Impact of vitamin A supplementation on stillbirth and perinatal mortality. Contains studies included in the Rumbold et al. 2005 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality.

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Web Table 14. Component studies in Rumbold et al. 2005 meta-analysis: Impact of multiple micronutrient supplementation on stillbirth and perinatal mortality. Contains studies included in the Rumbold et al. 2005 meta-analysis showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality.

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Web Table 15. Component studies in Haider and Bhutta 2006 meta-analysis: Impact of multiple micronutrient supplementation on stillbirth and perinatal mortality. Contains studies included in the Haider and Bhutta 2006 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality.

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Web Table 16. Component studies in Say et al. 2003 review: Impact of multiple micronutrient supplementation on stillbirth and perinatal mortality. Contains studies included in the Say et al. 2003 review reporting stillbirths/perinatal mortality.

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Web Table 17. Component studies in Makrides and Crowther 2001 meta-analysis: impact of magnesium supplementation. Contains studies included in the Makrides and Crowther 2001 reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality.

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Web Table 18. Component studies in Kramer and Kakuma 2003 meta-analysis: Impact of balanced protein-energy supplementation on stillbirth and perinatal mortality. Contains studies included in the Kramer and Kakuma 2003 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality.

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