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Birth Guide SA 21 March 08

Birth Guide SA 21 March 08

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Hospital birth figures for south australia
Hospital birth figures for south australia

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Published by: purpleanvil on Mar 27, 2008
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The Good Birth GuideSouth Australia
The World Health Organisation recommends that all hospitals should provide statistics on their outcomes and services so that people in their area can use this information if they want inmaking choices about where to go for their health care. Birth Matters SA and the MaternityCoalition SA Branch have compiled this guide to help maternity consumers in South Australiamake more genuinely-informed decisions about their care for pregnancy, labour and birth.
Brought to you by
Birth Matters SA Maternity Coalition SA Branchwww.sabirthmatters.org.au www.maternitycoalition.org.au
NOTE: Will be copied onto A3 sheet to be double-fold into A4.
Same carerthroughpregnancylabour & birthMidwifeas leadcarerWaterbirthavailableBirthCentreSpontaneousVaginal BirthCaesareanoverall2006Caesareanfirst mums2006Ventouse /forcepsAttemptedVBACVBACsuccess2006Episiotomy
Best practice
Yes, reducesinterventionShould be a choice85%- 90%Less than 15%-75 to 85%5% or less
Ashford Private No No Maybe No 54%*Burnside Private No No No NoDeclinedanswer**Calvary Private No No No No30%**Flinders Private No No No No49%*N.Eastn Community No No Maybe NoUnknownDeclinedanswer**Up to 49%- noindividualdata givenUnknown8% to14%17%averageBirth Centre/ MidwiferyGroup Practice(Women’s & Children’s,Lyell Mc. Flinders MedCentre)Maybe Yes Maybe Yes 76% 16% Unknown 8% Unknown Unknown UnknownHome Yes Yes Yes - 92% 6% Unknown 2% Unknown Unknown Unknown
Flinders Medical Centrelabour wardNoNoNo No 31% 17%Women’s & Children’slabour wardNo No Maybe NoUnknown 31%29% 24%11%averageGawler Hospital No No No NoLyell McEwin lab.ward? ? Maybe No 31% 21%10%Modbury - no birthing ? ? - - - - - - - - -Mt Barker Hospital ? ? NoMt Gambier Hospital ? ? NoWhyalla Hospital ? ?Unknown27%Unknown Unknown 9%Murray Bridge No No NoNorthern Women’sCommunity MidwiferyYes Yes Yes YesUnknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown UnknownPt LincolnWhyallaOthers???

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