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Study shows the way to improve safety in midwifery-led settings

Researchers in the NIHR Policy Research Unit in Maternal Health and Care in the NPEU, in collaboration with others from the Universities of Leicester and Birmingham, Bradford Royal Infirmary and the Royal College of Midwives, have published new research investigating deaths of babies in births planned in midwifery-led settings, which has found that improvements in care may have made a difference to the outcome in 75% of the deaths.

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