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Twin pregnancy deaths study highlights fears over NHS maternity care

Report concludes lives could have been saved if guidelines had been followed

A study of baby deaths in twin pregnancies has found care was poor in at least half of cases, a finding that underlined concerns about fatally inadequate levels of maternity care in the NHS.

The report, by Mothers and Babies: Reducing Risk through Audits and Confidential Enquiries (MBRACE), concluded that lives could have been saved if care had been better and guidelines followed.

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