MPs to debate 'silent killer' of baby deaths

MPs to debate 'silent killer' of baby deaths
 

MPs will take part in a landmark Commons debate later on stillbirths and other forms of baby loss.
The occasion, the first substantive debate on the issue in the Commons chamber, will be opened by Conservative MP for Eddisbury Antoinette Sandbach, who lost her five-day old son in 2009.
Ms Sandbach has described baby loss as a "silent killer" that has too often been "brushed under the carpet".
Ministers are aiming for a 20% reduction in stillbirths by 2020.
Each year about 3,500 babies in the UK are stillborn, defined as being born with no signs of life after 24 completed... read more

 
13 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 46
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