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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 monitoring and responding to babies’ wellbeing during labour.

About this project

Working together on improvement

Preventable harm during labour can be catastrophic for women, children, and their 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 women and their babies.

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 for mothers and babies. Just as important is communicating effectively with women and their birth partners and making sure they are listened to and involved in decisions about their care.

We are inviting maternity staff, women and birth partners from across the country to contribute to an ambitious new programme on monitoring and responding to babies’ wellbeing during labour. We would love to work together with you. Please register with us to take part.

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