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released: 25 Nov 2016 author: AIHW

Australia’s mothers and babies 2014—in brief presents key statistics and trends on pregnancy and childbirth of mothers, and the characteristics and outcomes of their babies. This publication is designed to accompany the perinatal dynamic data display available online at www.aihw.gov.au/perinatal-data/.

ISSN 2205-5134 (PDF) 1321-8336 (Print); ISBN 978-1-76054-030-2; Cat. no. PER 87; 80pp.; $30

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • AIHW information on mothers and babies
    • The National Perinatal Data Collection
  • Body section
    • 1 At a glance
      • Mothers at a glance
      • Babies at a glance
    • 2 Mothers
      • Antenatal care
      • Smoking during pregnancy
      • Maternal health
      • Place of birth
      • Onset of labour
      • Method of birth
    • 3 Babies
      • Gestational age
      • Birthweight
      • Low birthweight
      • Small for gestational age
      • Baby presentation and method of birth
      • Apgar scores
      • Resuscitation
      • Hospital births and length of stay
      • Admission to special care nurseries and neonatal intensive care units
      • Perinatal deaths
    • 4 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mothers and their babies
      • Indigenous mothers
      • Babies of Indigenous mothers
  • End matter
    • Glossary
    • Abbreviations
    • References
    • Acknowledgments
    • Appendixes

Recommended citation

AIHW 2016. Australia's mothers and babies 2014—in brief. Perinatal statistics series no. 32. Cat. no. PER 87. Canberra: AIHW.

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