WHAT IS STILLBIRTH
HOW COMMON IS SITLLBIRTH?
In 2016, 1 in every 225 births ended in a stillbirth in the UK.
For every 1,000 babies born in England and Wales, 4.4 are stillborn.
Around 9 babies were stillborn every day in 2016.
Of 696,271 births in 2016 in England and Wales, 3,112 resulted in stillbirth.
In 2016, Britain was 24th out of 49 high income countries.
Croatia, Poland and Czech Republic all have better stillbirth rates than UK.