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Mothers talk about their safe birth experiences – how they chose their obstetrician and information about pain relief.

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Private hospitals safer says report

A new research study, of over 700,000 births has shown that Australian women giving birth in private hospitals have superior maternal and perinatal outcomes than those in public hospitals.

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Renee Porta tells her birth story

Renee Porta and children“...our obstetrician gave us excellent care but also support and reassurance during this very difficult time.”


The National Association of Specialist Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (NASOG) is a not-for-profit professional association representing specialist obstetricians and gynaecologists, the experts in women’s health care.

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Private hospital safer says report
NASOG, 26 May, 2014

In the Media

Coroners Report finds safety concerns with home birth
Jamelle Wells, ABC News (online), 15 September 2014


Maternal age and birth outcomes

Safe Birth Insights
- Four podcasts from mothers about their safe births, and insights from obstetricians
18 December 2012

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