'Lives were shattered' by stillbirth

A mum who lost her baby when she was almost 37 weeks pregnant said "lives were shattered" when the midwife could not find her child's heartbeat.

Heidi Eldridge lost her son Aidan in May 2009, which she described as "a complete tragedy" to Good Morning Britain.

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UK among 'worst rates of stillbirth in western Europe'

The UK has among the worst rates of stillbirth in western Europe, with 4,000 babies dying before they are born, according to a charity. MAMA Academy said 1,000 babies could be saved per year if wards adopted their Growth Assessment Protocol.