Health topic quickview: Maternal Health

A collection of Maternal Health-related information in the Health website.

Page last updated: 25 November 2017 (this page is generated automatically and reflects updates to other content within the website)

A quickview of health information

Maternal and Infant Health

10 December 2015

This section of the website outlines some of the major activities which are being undertaken by the Australian Government towards improving maternal and infant health.

National Antenatal Care Guidelines

13 November 2015

In November 2010 all Health Ministers agreed to the National Maternity Services Plan which included the development of National Evidence-Based Antenatal Care Guidelines, as a priority under Action 2.1: Ensure Australian maternity services provide high-quality,evidence-based maternity care. Development of the Guidelines has been coordinated by the Australian Government in collaboration with state and territory governments.

Midwives and nurse practitioners

30 October 2015

Information on the expanded role of eligible midwives and nurse practitioners in the delivery of Australian health services.