I write in response to your Official Information Act requests, that we received on 06 July 2018. You requested the following information, and given the similarity of the topic, and receipt from the same media outlet, we have provided a single response:
1. Figures for the number of babies born for the year June 2017 - June 2018,
a breakdown of mother's ages. a breakdown of numbers of births at Middlemore, and community birthing centres. a breakdown of vaginal and caesarean births.
2. How many hospital beds there were in the maternity ward in 2018 (Jan 1 to June 30)
- compared with the calendar year in 2017 and 2016.
3. What was the average length of stay for women in CMDHB maternity ward, quarterly, from Jan 1 2016 - June 30 2018, if recorded.
Our response is attached