Cot deaths and midwifery responsibility

  title={Cot deaths and midwifery responsibility},
  author={Bridgit C. Dimond},
The death of a child must be the worse nightmare for parents, but that horror would be even further magnified if the parent were wrongly convicted of that death. Yet this is the situation hundreds of mothers. The acquittal of Trupti Patel and the freeing of Sally Clarke and more recently Angela Cannings by the Court of Appeal after successful appeals against convictions for the deaths of their children has had significant repercussions: