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The of women aged 45 and over giving birth is at the highest level since records began 80 years ago, figures show. The of live births in this age group rose from 1, a decade ago to 2, in Inwhen records began, there were 2, births to women over 45, according to the Office for National Statistics ONS. Births to women aged 25 and under have steadily decreased since records began.
The figures show the average age of mothers and fathers increased for the 10th successive year, rising to The standardised mean age of mothers and fathers has increased by a total of 4. The risk of complications rises for expectant mothers and their babies as women get older. In England, maternity services gained just 33 new midwives in the past year despite a shortfall of about 2, according to the RCM. In The gap has narrowed in recent years, with the proportion of births to mothers resident in the most deprived areas down from Stillbirth rates are higher to women living in the most deprived areas in England.
Inthe stillbirth rate in the most deprived areas was 5. It is needed and it is long overdue. The government have lofty ambitions which we are behind, but they need to ensure the service has what it needs to achieve them.
The ONS figures show the of twins, triplets and quadruplets declined for the third consecutive year. Of every 1, women giving birth, This article is more than 1 year old.
More than 2, women in this age group had babies last year, ONS figures show. Aamna Mohdin.
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