SERVICE DESIGN: Stillbirths and infant mortality in Cumbria are declining but more can be done to reduce rates further according to a report published by NHS Cumbria.

The report, finds that perinatal deaths in Cumbria have been consistently falling over the last five years and are below the regional and national average.
Despite the low numbers, the report says more can be done to reduce rates further through better clinical care and tackling lifestyle issues, such as smoking and obesity.