Roadside births in the hundreds as rural health services decline

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No mum-to-be wants to give birth on the side of the road. But, this is the reality for many women living in regional and rural areas.

With the list of health service closures growing, Queensland’s rural maternity crisis is putting the lives of women and babies at risk.


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Thursday, October 5 2023
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Featured in storyRos Bates MP - Queensland Shadow Minister for Health, Ambulance Services, Medical Research Dr Hazel Keedle - Senior Lecturer of Midwifery at The School of Nursing and Midwifery, Western Sydney UniversityMel Neilson - Rural MotherKeesha Whyte - Rural Mother

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