Pregnancy and Birth

More than 300,000 women give birth in Australia every year. But every birth is individual and special, like your baby will be.

Statistics

30.6

The average age of Australian women who give birth.

33%

One in three mums have a caesarean section.

26%

Around one in four mums give birth in a private hospital.

51%

Baby boys slightly outnumber baby girls (49%).