Statistics and Indicators

First time mothers aged 35 years and older


  • Maternal age is an important risk factor impacting on outcomes for both mothers and babies. Adverse outcomes are more likely to occur in younger and older mothers.
  • The percentage of first time mothers aged over 35 years ranged from 13.9% to 17.8% between 2008 and 2017.

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