Stay up to date with Each Baby Counts reports, events, quarterly newsletters, and other project 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
View all of the Each Baby Counts key recommendations across the reports in our Each Baby Counts: Key Recommendations Summary (PDF 1.2mb)
Other project updates
- Each Baby Counts: the recommendations (PDF, 244 kb) – O&G Magazine, Winter 2016
- Article by Dr David Morgan MRCOG (PDF, 63.4 kb) – O&G Magazine, November 2015
- Interview with Dr Ed Prosser-Snelling – MDU Journal, August 2015
- Article by Mr Bertie Leigh, Hon FRCPCH – Summons, Summer 2015
- Each Baby Counts update (PDF, 461 kb) – O&G Magazine, July 2015
- Article by Mr Bertie Leigh, Hon FRCPCH (PDF, 78 kb) – O&G magazine, March 2015
- 6-month Each Baby Counts progress report (PDF, 698 kb)
- RCOG release: UK maternity services encouraged to review serious clinical incidents occurring in labour
- Blog: Launch of data collection phase – Nicky Lyon, Patient Representative on the Each Bay Counts Project Advisory Group, and Alan Cameron, RCOG Vice President for Clincal Quality
- Blog: Launch of Each Baby Counts – Alan Cameron, RCOG Vice President for Clinical Quality