This report explores maternal and perinatal characteristics and outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021, in comparison with years prior to 2020. This includes information on demographics, antenatal health behaviours, labour and birth trends and baby outcomes. It is important to note that this report describes the changes observed between pre-pandemic and pandemic years but is not able to determine the cause of these changes.

  • Cat. no: PER 126