Australia’s mothers and babies 2005

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has just released ‘Australia’s mothers and babies 2005’, a report compiled by the National Perinatal Statistics Unit, looking at birth trends in Australia. “There were 15,214 more babies born in Australia in 2005 than there were in 2004, and the upward trends in both maternal age and caesarean sections are continuing.” – AIHW Press Release. Read the complete official press release here or access the full report here.