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Title of news item on stillbirths was inaccurate

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: (Published 20 September 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:751
  1. Malcolm John Dickson, Specialist registrara
  1. a Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport, Cheshire SK2 7JE

Editor—Benjamin Hope reports in News that more than half the stillbirths and deaths before the age of 1 month in Britain could have been prevented.1 If only this were so.

Perinatal mortality has fallen dramatically in …

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