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 (385KB PDF)
      • Appendix A: Perinatal national minimum data set items
      • Appendix B: State and territory perinatal data collections
      • Appendix C: Data quality, methods and interpretation