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    Understanding Stillbirth -- Symptoms

    What Are the Symptoms of Stillbirth?

    There are usually no warnings before a stillbirth. But the following symptoms could signal a problem:

    • Vaginal bleeding, especially during the second half of pregnancy, may mean there's a problem with your baby. If you have bleeding, call your doctor. But know that many women who have vaginal bleeding during pregnancy have no trouble carrying their babies to term.
    • Lack of movement or a change in the normal activity level of your baby.

    Call Your Doctor About Stillbirth If:

    Call your doctor if you notice any of the symptoms above.

    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson, MD, FACOG on March 11, 2015

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