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Maternal Mortality

Volume 459: debated on Friday 20 April 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will conduct an inquiry into maternal deaths as a contemporary successor to Why Mothers Die 1997-1999: The Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths in the United Kingdom; and if she will make a statement. (133012)

The Department continues to fund and recognise the work of the confidential enquiries into maternal deaths and the next “Why Mothers Die” report, covering the three-year period from 2003-05, is due out in December this year.