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24 Jul 2020
The revised restrictions on hospital maternity visitors are based on the advice from Safer Care Victoria and our state's leading maternity experts - our most senior obstetricians and midwives.... Read more...
  • Maternity and newborn
16 Jul 2020

Have your say: Managing extremely preterm birth at 22-25 weeks’ gestation

To help give babies born extremely early the best chance of surviving, we have developed evidence-based clinical guidance to manage pregnant women and their babies.

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  • Maternity and newborn
21 Feb 2020

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We have developed contemporary, evidence-based guidance and practical advice for Victorian maternity and neonatal care providers covering three important topics: homebirth, water use for labour and birth, and safe infant sleeping.

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  • Maternity and newborn
16 Dec 2019

More babies are getting a better start to life, according to the latest data from Safer Care Victoria (SCV).

The annual Perinatal services performance indicators report compares outcomes for women and newborns at Victorian hospitals.

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  • Paediatric
13 Dec 2019

Disadvantaged women continue to experience poorer outcomes through pregnancy and birth amid broader improvements, the latest maternity and childhood data report reveals.

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  • Maternity and newborn
  • Paediatric
26 Aug 2019

Two Safer Care Victoria fellows have been marked as researchers to watch, after receiving national recognition for research that will improve outcomes for mothers and babies.

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  • Maternity and newborn
16 Aug 2019

Through the Safer baby collaborative, we’re aiming to significantly reduce the rate of stillbirth across the Victoria.

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  • Maternity and newborn
08 Jul 2019
Safer Care Victoria has been notified of an unexpectedly high number of cases of Ogilvie’s syndrome in women after caesarean section. ... Read more...
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  • Incident response
  • Maternity and newborn
28 May 2019

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By Donna Markham – Chief Allied Health Officer, Safer Care Victoria

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  • Maternity and newborn
  • Paediatric
21 May 2019

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Do you perform spinal manipulation on children? Do you take your child to a chiropractor for such treatment? Or do you have a strong view on whether this is safe?

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  • Maternity and newborn
  • Paediatric