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November 2020

December 4, 2020

Watchdog investigating national rise in stillbirths  

National review has been launched by regulators because of an increased number of stillbirths during the first wave of Covid-19. It comes as the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch is investigating 40 intrapartum stillbirths which took place between April and June this year, when the country experienced the first wave of Covid-19. During the same three months in the previous year, 24 stillbirths were reported. 

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