Home > Parenting > Pregnancy > News 14 April 2011 2.6 million stillbirths a year worldwide More than 2.6 million pregnancies a year end in stillbirth, a tragedy which mostly hits women in poor countries and accounts for more deaths than Aids and malaria combined. 0 ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » How a woman's body changes during pregnancy Foetal development More than 2.6 million pregnancies a year end in stillbirth, a tragedy which mostly hits women in poor countries and accounts for more deaths than Aids and malaria combined, researchers said. Stillborns top the death list NEXT ON HEALTH24X A weak grip may signal future health trouble, even in kids 2018-08-28 13:00 More: PregnancyNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Coronavirus in SA: All the confirmed cases Medical Covid-19 vaccine trial in South Africa: Everything you need to know Parenting Pill might prevent life-threatening allergic reactions Medical OPINION | Covid-19: What is the risk from waste? Medical A new, more infectious - but not deadlier - coronavirus strain is now the dominant global strain Medical Popular heartburn drugs may increase Covid-19 risk, new study suggests Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.