Having a Baby? It's Safer to Avoid Giving Birth on the Weekend - Health.com

TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Weekdays may be the safest time to have a baby, at least in British hospitals, a new study finds. Compared to babies born during the week, babies born on weekends are slightly more likely to die in the first ...

Babies born on the weekend have slightly higher death risk - NHS Choices

"Babies delivered at the weekend are significantly more likely to die or suffer serious injury," the Daily Mail reports. However, while the increase in risk is both significant and an obvious cause for concern, it should be noted that it is a very ...

Babies born at weekends more likely to be stillborn or die within first week of life, shocking report reveals - Manchester Evening News

Babies born at the weekend are more likely to be stillborn or die in the first week of life than those delivered Monday to Friday, a report has revealed. The study shows 770 babies delivered each year in NHS hospitals on a Saturday or Sunday are either ...

Babies Born At Weekends Have Greater Death Risk - Tech Times

In a study on more than 1.3 million births in England, babies born in hospitals at the weekends had a significantly greater chance of dying than those delivered on weekdays. The infant death rates raised concerns on hospital care across the week ...

Babies born at weekends 'more likely to have complications' - BBC News

Babies born in English NHS hospitals at weekends are more likely to be stillborn or to die in the first week of life, than those delivered on weekdays. Researchers at Imperial College London said if all days had the same death rate as Tuesday, which ...

Births at the weekend associated with higher rate of complications - Imperial College London

Weekends are associated with a higher rate of complications for births in hospitals in England, a study has found. Researchers at Imperial College London looked at over 1.3 million births that took place in NHS services in England between 1 April 2010 ...

Babies born at weekends 'have higher death risk' - BBC News

Babies born in hospitals in England at the weekends have a "significantly" greater chance of dying than those born on weekdays, researchers say. A study of more than 1.3 million births found there were around 7.1 deaths per 1,000 babies delivered at ...

Risk of having a weekend baby: Major study reveals greater threat of stillbirth or death - Daily Mail

Study by Imperial College found that 770 deaths a year could be avoided; Said results were 'consistent' with lower standards of weekend care; Weekend death rate for babies is 7.3 per 1,000. Weekday rate is 6.4 - with Tuesday named the safest day to be ...

Babies born at weekends in NHS hospitals 'more likely to be stillborn or die' - Belfast Telegraph

Babies born in NHS hospitals at weekends are more likely to be stillborn or die in the first week of life than those delivered Monday to Friday, research suggests. Experts estimate there are 770 more baby deaths every year and 470 more infections among ...

Betrayal of our babies as weekend births puts hundreds of mums and newborns at risk - Mirror.co.uk

Giving birth can be traumatic enough, but knowing it may be lethal at weekends will spark alarm among pregnant women. A new study reveals 770 more babies delivered each year in NHS hospitals on a Saturday or Sunday are either stillborn or die within ...

Babies born at weekends 'more likely' to be stillborn or die in first week of life - The Independent

Babies born at the weekend are more likely to be stillborn or die in the first week of life compared to weekday deliveries, a major study into the “weekend effect” on NHS hospital performance has found. Birth problems for both mothers and babies on ...

Babies more likely to die if born in NHS hospitals at weekend - Telegraph.co.uk

Babies born at the weekend are more likely to die that those on a weekday, a new study suggests. Nearly 800 babies die each year because NHS hospitals are not performing consisently through the week, according to Imperial College London,. The alarming ...

Weekend-born babies slightly more likely to die in their first week - The Guardian

Babies born in English NHS hospitals at the weekend have a slightly higher risk of dying within their first seven days compared with those born during the week, a study has found. Researchers from Imperial College London's department of primary care ...

Babies Born On The Weekend Face A Higher Risk For Dying Within 7 Days Of Birth - Medical Daily

Most new moms will do anything to protect their babies, but what you do when something as arbitrary as the day of the week your child is born on poses a risk? A recent study conducted by researchers from the United Kingdom has given weight to the ...