Infant mortality is not "openly discussed" among some communities, a charity worker in Birmingham said, as the city attempts to tackle a long-standing problem.
For the last decade, Birmingham has had one of the highest rates of infant mortality in England. The city council has set up a taskforce in a bid to halve the number of deaths.
It heard rates were highest in deprived areas and among Black, Pakistani, and Bangladeshi heritage families.
Shabana Qureshi is the women wellbeing manager for the Ashiana Community Project, a charity which works to improve quality of life for thos