Table of contents

  • 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
  • 5 Key statistics and trends
  • Glossary
  • Abbreviations
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Appendixes |  Australia’s mothers and babies 2015—in brief Appendixes A to D
    • Appendix A: About the National Perinatal Data Collection
    • Appendix B: Perinatal national minimum data set items
    • Appendix C: State and territory perinatal data collections
    • Appendix D: Data quality, methods and interpretation
    • References