The Each Baby Counts project is now closed.
Babies meeting the EBC eligibility criteria should be reported via the following processes:
Scotland: Please continue to use the existing reporting systems. The MBRRACE-UK system is also available to report stillbirths and neonatal deaths.
Wales: Please continue to use the existing reporting systems. The MBRRACE-UK system is also available to report stillbirths and neonatal deaths.
Northern Ireland: Please continue to use the existing reporting systems.
Each Baby Counts reports and updates
Read about the programme’s overall findings for EBC babies born in 2018 and a summary of the impact, learning and legacy of the EBC programme.
This report presents critical key findings and recommendations based on the analysis of data reported for 2017 relating to the care given to mothers and babies throughout the UK, to ensure each baby receives the safest possible care during labour.
Key findings and recommendations based on the analysis of data from 2016.
Recommendations to reduce perinatal deaths and brain injuries during childbirth.
Read the first full Each Baby Counts report into all stillbirths, early neonatal deaths and severe brain injuries that occurred following labour at term in 2015.
Recommendations on how to improve the quality of reviews, based on early analysis of the data.
One of the key findings from the Each Baby Counts Report 2015, highlighted the loss of situational awareness. ‘Human factors’ are the ways in which people interact with each other and their surroundings. One element of this is ‘situational awareness’, which involves understanding all the things that are happening around you and anticipating their potential consequences. The short video clip takes you through some ways in which you can minimise the loss of situational awareness.
View all of the Each Baby Counts key recommendations across the reports.