Birth Statistics

All mothers First time mothers 2nd & subsequent time mothers County
1. Cavan Gen. Hsp. 15.2% - - Cavan
2. Midwifery Led Unit Cavan 0% - - Cavan
3. Cork University Maternity Hsp. - - - Cork
4. Letterkenny Gen. Hsp. 13.1% - - Donegal
5. Coombe Women & Infants University Hsp. 17.6% 33.2% 6.5% Dublin
6. Mount Carmel 11.2% 23.1% 4% Dublin
7. National Maternity Hsp. 15% 25.3% 5.4% Dublin
8. Rotunda Hsp. 19.8% 33.1% 7.9% Dublin
9. Portiuncula Hsp. 18.9% 33.1% 9.9% Galway
10. University Hsp. Galway 17.4% 32.2% 7.1% Galway
11. Kerry Gen. Hsp. 15.7% - - Kerry
12. St. Luke's Gen. Hsp. Kilkenny 14.2% - - Kilkenny
13. Midland Reg. Hsp. Portlaoise 14.9% - - Laois
14. Mid West Reg. Maternity Hsp. Limerick 14.6% 27.3% 5.6% Limerick
15. Our Lady of Lourdes Hsp. Drogheda 16.1% 29.3% 9% Louth
16. MLU OLOL 0.7% - - Louth
17. Mayo Gen. Hsp. 14.4% 19.5% 11.3% Mayo
18. Sligo Gen. Hsp. 13.4% - - Sligo
19. South Tipperary Gen. Hsp. 18.1% 28.1% 9.9% Tipperary
20. Waterford Reg. Hsp. 17.9% - - Waterford
21. Midland Reg. Hsp. Mullingar 13% - - Westmeath
22. Wexford Gen. Hsp. 13.3% - - Wexford
Min 0% 19.5% 4%
Max 19.8% 33.2% 11.3%
Delta 19.8% 13.7% 7.3%
Average 14% 28.4% 7.7%
Weighted Average 16% 29.5% 7.2%
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All % data provided here has been calculated by 'bump2babe: The Consumer Guide to Maternity Services in Ireland'. Maternity units provided bump2babe with numbers of mothers for the various categories and we calculated the percentage rates based on the numbers of mothers who gave birth in the unit. We are not responsible for any inaccuracies in the figures given to bump2babe. The guide has highlighted and raised concerns about differences in data recording and reporting abilities in the 22 maternity units in Ireland.

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