Incidence of newborns, 2017

According to the data from Medical Birth Registry, 13,630 live births were in 2017. Of those, 3,843 were born with an illness. It means that nearly one third of newborns are diagnosed with an illness. Data about incidence of newborns are available here.

Similarly to previous years, most of the illnesses diagnosed belonged to the group 'other newborn diseases', followed by disorders related to short gestation and low birth weight, and congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities.

Estonian Causes of Death Registry registered 45 stillbirths in 2017. Major cause of stillbirths was intrauterine hypoxia. Data about stillbirths are published here.