Birth Statistics

All mothers First time mothers 2nd & subsequent time mothers County
1. Cavan Gen. Hsp. - - - Cavan
2. Midwifery Led Unit Cavan 100% - - Cavan
3. Cork University Maternity Hsp. - - - Cork
4. Letterkenny Gen. Hsp. - - - Donegal
5. Coombe Women & Infants University Hsp. 55.8% 54.9% 56.4% Dublin
6. Mount Carmel 44.6% 56.1% 37.7% Dublin
7. National Maternity Hsp. 64.2% 61.4% 66.7% Dublin
8. Rotunda Hsp. 60.8% 61.1% 60.5% Dublin
9. Portiuncula Hsp. 64.7% 64.1% 65.1% Galway
10. University Hsp. Galway 55.5% 56.2% 55% Galway
11. Kerry Gen. Hsp. 56.9% - - Kerry
12. St. Luke's Gen. Hsp. Kilkenny - - - Kilkenny
13. Midland Reg. Hsp. Portlaoise - - - Laois
14. Mid West Reg. Maternity Hsp. Limerick 52% 52.5% 51.6% Limerick
15. Our Lady of Lourdes Hsp. Drogheda 59.5% 59.4% 59.6% Louth
16. MLU OLOL 100% 100% 100% Louth
17. Mayo Gen. Hsp. 64.4% 58.2% 68.2% Mayo
18. Sligo Gen. Hsp. 66.2% - - Sligo
19. South Tipperary Gen. Hsp. 68.4% 70.7% 66.4% Tipperary
20. Waterford Reg. Hsp. - - - Waterford
21. Midland Reg. Hsp. Mullingar - - - Westmeath
22. Wexford Gen. Hsp. - - - Wexford
Min 44.6% 52.5% 37.7%
Max 100% 100% 100%
Delta 55.4% 47.5% 62.3%
Average 65.2% 63.1% 62.5%
Weighted Average 59.6% 59% 59.7%
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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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