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Australia’s mothers and babies 2013: in brief

Posted on: 11 January, 2016
Issue: Vol 16 No 1, January 2016 - March 2016
Related to Births Deaths Infants and young children Pregnancy

Eldridge D, Johnson D, Sedgwick K (2015)
Australia’s mothers and babies 2013: in brief
Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australia’s mothers and babies 2013 – in brief presents an overview of some of the key statistics and concepts from the National perinatal data collection. Detailed information on mothers and babies include:

  • demographic information
  • maternal characteristics
  • antenatal period
  • labour and birth
  • birth outcomes
  • perinatal deaths.

The report provides Indigenous-specific information for mothers; reporting on antenatal care, smoking during pregnancy, pre-existing health conditions and labour. For Indigenous babies, information included in the report focuses on gestation age, birth weight, level of care after birth and perinatal deaths.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

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