Table 3

Early pregnancy loss, miscarriages, stillbirths, ELBW and VLBW births at University Maternity Hospital Limerick, Ireland, March–June 2016 to 2020 (data per 1000 live births)

201620172018201920202016–2019 average
Early pregnancy loss (up to 12+6/7 weeks)108.085.3108.1149.4123.1112.7
Miscarriage/late fetal loss (13–24 weeks)76.785.383.479.762.781.3
Stillbirths (>24 weeks)
ELBW live births (<1000 g)
VLBW live births (1000−1500 g)
Total VLBW (including the ELBW)7.310.29.312.42.39.8
Live births (1500–2000 g)13.313.59.319.38.313.9
Total live births15001477149912921324
  • ELBW, extremely low birth weight; VLBW, very low birth weight.