Table 1

 Cause of death

CauseN
APH, antepartum haemorrhage; IUGR, intrauterine growth restriction.
Unascertained4
Undetermined cause, hypoxic mode32
Placental cause
    Placental insufficiency, IUGR26
    Umbilical cord pathology, hypoxic mode2
    Chronic villitis7
    Fetomaternal haemorrhage/placental abruption/APH11
    Chorioamnionitis, hypoxic mode9
Fetal cause
    Chromosomal or other congenital abnormalities6
Maternal cause
    Group B streptococcal infection1
    Bicornuate uterus, hypoxic mode1
    Possible lupus anticoagulant1
Total100