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Jason H. Collins, MD, MSCR


Episode 2 – 0517 In this episode of the Stillbirth Matters Podcast Chris Duffy interviews our guest, Dr. Jason Collins, the founder of the Pregnancy Institute located in New Roads, LA.  Dr. Collins’  career and passion has focused on stillbirth, umbilical cord accidents and umbilical cord pathology.  Now retired from his obstetric practice, Dr. Collins continues his […]



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Is cord around the neck (nuchal cord) a problem or not?


Our guest blog this month is provided by our good friend and esteemed colleague Dr. Jane Warland of Adelaide, Australia.  We are grateful to Dr. Warland for all the work she is doing to prevent stillbirth.  If you have a question for Dr. Warland you can submit it here. —————————————————————————————— As I midwife I have […]



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Umbilical Cord FAQ


By Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP, CPLC Umbilical cord accidents continue to be the number one topic I hear about in emails and phone calls from pregnant or grieving families.  The reasons for this are many.  I do not claim to be an expert on umbilical cord issues, and the topic has been poorly researched.  However, […]



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The Problem with Umbilical Cords…


By Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP Going through my email today, I had three notes from three different parents sharing their stories of umbilical cord issues. The first was a father wanting advice for helping his wife after she had recently delivered their stillborn child at 41 weeks.  The cause was determined to be a cord […]



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“What’s the truth about cord accidents?”


by Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP I was asked this question earlier this week.  And it’s a very good question.  There are so many conflicting thoughts, ideas, and beliefs regarding the role of the umbilical cord in stillbirth.  So why is there so much confusion?  And, what is the truth? The truth is that umbilical cord […]



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Thinking outside the box……


Last October, Star Legacy Foundation hosted the Stillbirth Summit 2011.  After thinking about this type of an event for a while, we decided to pull the trigger and make it happen! There are so many fantastic people working on stillbirth prevention around the world.  Looking through some of those efforts, we discovered some similarities and […]



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A picture is worth a thousand words…and possibly your baby’s life too.


by Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP I LOVE pictures of my kids.  I mark the major milestone dates with pictures, I try to get pictures of the little faces I don’t want to forget, and I send pictures to family members assuming they want them as much as I do!  Those pictures tell us so much […]



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Counting Kicks is Easy as 1-2-3


By Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP Kick counting during pregnancy seems too easy to be valuable – right?!?  Many healthcare providers and pregnant women do not recognize the importance and potential benefit of something so simple.  Despite all the controversies and unknowns surrounding stillbirth, nearly all major health care, obstetric, pregnancy care, and babyloss organizations around […]



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Cord Accidents – Myth or Reality???


by Lindsey Wimmer       The Star Legacy Foundation is frequently contacted by couples that have been told their child was stillborn due to an umbilical cord accident. Yet, many obstetricians will also say that babies are born all the time with a nucal cord (cord around the neck) and dismiss that as a cause of […]



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