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Births And Maternal Deaths

Volume 958: debated on Tuesday 14 November 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list the total number of births and total maternal deaths in each of the last five years for which figures are available and also the total number of caesarian sections and the total number of maternal deaths following caesarian section in each of those years.

The figures for England and Wales are as follows:continuous review and is considering prophylactic treatment with anti-D immunoglobulin during pregnancy. Immediately I receive its recommendations I will consider what action is needed.