Australia’s mothers and babies 2017

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Introduction

Australia's mothers and babies 2017
Australia's mothers and babies 2017

Australia's mothers and babies 2017—in brief [27 June 2019][1]

  • In 2017, 301,095 women gave birth in Australia, an increase of 4.0% since 2007.
  • 30.6 was the average maternal age of all women who gave birth, compared with 29.9 in 2007.
  • 13% of women who gave birth in 2017 had gestational diabetes
  • 1 in 3 mothers had a caesarean section in 2017
  • 6.7% of liveborn babies were low birthweight in 2017

Australian Average Maternal Age Change

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Australia's mothers and babies data visualisations [27 June 2019]

  • Explore the characteristics and health of mothers and their babies through interactive data visualisations, including in-depth information and trends on the antenatal period, labour, birth and babies outcomes at birth.



Australia’s mothers and babies: 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | National Perinatal Statistics Unit | AIHW | Australian Statistics | birth



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References

  1. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2019. Australia’s mothers and babies 2017—in brief. Perinatal statistics series no. 35. Cat. no. PER 100. Canberra: AIHW.

Cite this page: Hill, M.A. (2019, July 19) Embryology Australia’s mothers and babies 2017. Retrieved from https://embryology.med.unsw.edu.au/embryology/index.php/Australia%E2%80%99s_mothers_and_babies_2017

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