Listed below are the key documents used in the development of the Birth Notes.
Confidential Enquiry into Stillbirths and Death in Infancy (2000) - 7th Annual Report
MBRACE – UK (2015) Saving Lives, Improving Mother’s care. Surveillance of Maternal Deaths in the UK.
National Maternity Review (2016) Better Births – Improving outcomes of maternity services in England.
NHS England Care Bundle – Prevention of Stillbirth and early neonatal deaths
NICE (2015) Intrapartum care clinical guideline
NICE (2014) Antenatal and Postnatal Mental Health
NICE (2011) Caesarean section clinical guideline
Nursing and Midwifery Council (2015) The Code – Professional Standards of practice and behaviour for nurses and midwives.
RCOG (2015) Reducing the risk of thrombosis and embolism during pregnancy and the puerperium
UNICEF UK (2015) The Baby Friendly Initiative – For all babies.