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An important life stage for many Australians is when they become a parent. For mothers, the health of a mother and baby can be affected by (Bywood, Raven & Erny-Albrecht 2015, WHO 2015):
Data on almost every birth in Australia are collected by midwives and other birth attendants and included in the National Perinatal Data Collection at the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). Among Australian women (AIHW 2019c; AIHW 2019d):
For more information see Mothers and babies.
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