Priority 1 from the Stillbirth PSP

UNCERTAINTY: How can the structure and function of the placenta be assessed during pregnancy to detect potential problems and reduce the risk of stillbirth? (JLA PSP Priority 1)
Overall ranking 1
JLA question ID 0029/1
Evidence None identified
Health Research Classification System category Reproductive Health and Childbirth
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Can we examine the placenta in pregnant women and assess the risk of stillbirth? 
Submitted by 8 respondents (from: Parent, Pathologist, Midwife & Policy Maker & Friend/Family, Obstetrician)
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0029
PSP name Stillbirth
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 346  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 2 February 2015