Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

Perinatal post mortem

A post mortem examination of a baby’s body and of the placenta could help to find out why a baby has died. A post mortem may also discover whether there was a problem that could affect future pregnancies. 

For more information about making an informed choice, Sands, the stillbirth and neonatal death charity provides information for parents. Read more on the Sands website

Last updated on: 22 Nov 2018