Official Statistics

Pregnancy and birth profiles: 2017 update

Update of child and maternal health data covering conception, pregnancy and delivery, breastfeeding and maternity.


Pregnancy and birth profiles


The pregnancy and birth profiles include the breastfeeding profiles. The profiles bring together a range of data indicators by local area related to:

  • conception
  • pregnancy and delivery
  • breastfeeding
  • maternity
  • teenage conceptions

The pregnancy and birth profiles provide information to help improve decision making when planning local services for pregnant women or to support new mothers and their children.

Published 4 July 2017