Table 2

 Was the continuous consent process followed?

Element 1
    First sheet given separately (transferral centre)5
    First sheet given separately (cooling centre)3
    First sheet given with main information sheet (cooling and transfer centres)12
    First information sheet not remembered being given (transferral centre)3
    First information sheet not remembered being given (cooling centre)7
Element 2
    Main information sheet given with discussion26
    Main information sheet given after signed consent1
    Main information sheet not remembered being given, but discussion took place3
Element 3
    Follow-up discussion took place24
    No follow-up discussion remembered (baby died)3 (all in control group)
    No follow-up discussion remembered (baby lived)3 (2 in control group)