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Avoiding Brain Injury in Childbirth (ABC)

We invite maternity staff, women and birth partners from across the country to contribute to an ambitious new programme on reducing brain injuries in childbirth. The work covers monitoring and responding to a baby’s wellbeing during labour and managing impacted fetal head in caesarean birth.

Click the button below to register to get involved. This will allow you to complete current and future surveys and get involved in other opportunities.

About this project

Working together on improvement

Preventable harm during labour can be catastrophic for parents, babies and families, as well as for the staff involved. Reducing avoidable brain injury in childbirth means building on everyone’s experiences and expertise, working together to improve care in labour for all.

When there are concerns about the baby’s wellbeing during labour, maternity staff need the right tools and support to be able to provide the highest quality of care. Just as important is communicating effectively with everyone using maternity services and making sure they are listened to and involved in decisions about their care.

We are inviting maternity staff, parents and birth partners from across the country to contribute. Our focus is on monitoring and responding to babies’ wellbeing during labour and on managing the emergency complication at caesarean section known as impacted fetal head. We want to work together with you. Please register with us to take part.

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This is just the beginning of an ambitious new programme.

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