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Failure to monitor properly baby heart rates during labour is one reason why some newborns are dying on UK maternity wards, an investigation has found. The Each Baby Counts inquiry, by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, looked at more than 700 recent neonatal deaths and injuries. The detailed report outlines how to prevent such tragedies in future. "Although the UK remains one of the safest places to give birth, serious incidents do occur, some of which could be prevented if different care were given," says the report.