Guidance

Pregnancy and early life: reducing stillbirth and infant death

A planning tool to examine factors that influence stillbirth and infant death at the population level, rather than in individual clinical care.

Documents

Stillbirth and infant mortality tool

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Details

This tool uses available data and evidence to model estimates of the possible effects of various factors - on infant mortality and stillbirths in a local geographical area.

It can be used to:

  • model what effect an improvement to benchmarks would have on an area
  • understand how factors could influence stillbirth and infant death locally
  • prioritise services and address risk factors

The tool is designed for planners and commissioners working in local government, clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and across local maternity systems.

Published 12 March 2019