Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Summary
      • More births
      • Antenatal factors
      • Indigenous mothers
      • Labour and delivery
      • Baby outcomes
  • Body section
    1. Introduction
      • Purpose of this report
      • National Perinatal Data Collection
      • The Perinatal National Minimum Data Set
      • The National Perinatal Data Development Committee
      • Data quality, presentation and interpretation
      • Structure of this report
    2. Summary data
      • Women who gave birth and births
    3. Mothers
      • Demographic profile
      • Maternal characteristics
      • Antenatal period
      • Labour and birth characteristics
      • Women who gave birth in hospitals
      • Homebirths
    4. Babies
      • Demographic profile
      • Outcomes
      • Hospital births
    5. Special topic: instrumental vaginal births
    6. Perinatal mortality
      • Definitions
      • Fetal deaths
      • Neonatal deaths
      • Perinatal deaths
      • Causes of perinatal deaths
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix 1: State and territory perinatal reports
      • Appendix 2: State and territory perinatal data collection contacts
      • Appendix 3: Perinatal National Minimum Data Set items
      • Appendix 4: Data used in figures
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures