The MBRRACE-UK Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths and Morbidity have highlighted before the disparities in outcomes for women from different ethnic minority groups.

However, what these MBRRACE-UK reports continue to highlight are the multiple and complex problems that affect women who die in pregnancy – social, physical and mental. Women who live in more deprived areas continue to be at greater risk of dying during or after pregnancy, and many of the complex factors underlying this increased risk need action much more widely than in maternity services, and beyond the health sector, and often long before pregnancy. 

Download the full report, summaries and infographic below, and read Birth Companions’ response to the MBRRACE-UK 2020 report here.

Birth Companions is registered in England and Wales under charity number 1120934 at Dalton House, 60 Windsor Avenue, London SW19 2RR. We use cookies to improve your experience using this website.
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