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At the same time the Norwegians published data suggesting that they have been able to achieve the elusive goal set by SVD. Their data reported perinatal mortality in Norway only slightly higher than the background population and with reduced congenital malformations.

In the UK the Norwegian data was criticised. It was suggested that perhaps in Norway there was a high termination rate for congenital malformations. The definition of stillbirth was different to the definition of stillbirth in England. Stillbirth in England is gestation age > 24 weeks, in Norway it was >28 weeks. It was also suggested that in Norway region the data included women with gestational diabetes patients.