Since 1984, SNJPC has collected perinatal data in South Jersey to identify emerging issues, unmet needs and trends. Each year, this data is analyzed and the findings presented in our annual publication Achievement: Regional Collaborative Database. Among the issues being monitored are Birth Weight, Maternal Age, Entry to Prenatal Care, Plurality, Neonatal and Fetal Mortality, Breastfeeding Rates and Cesarean Birth Rate.
New Jersey Department of Health Data
An excellent source of local perinatal data, NJSHAD (State Health Assessment Data) is a query module for birth data derived from the New Jersey Birth Certificate database. Click here to access system.
NJ PRAMS (Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System) is a joint project of the New Jersey Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Information from PRAMS is used to help plan better health programs for NJ mothers and infants. Click on title to view report.
- Racial Perception and Adverse Birth Outcomes
Racial discrimination and racism are chronic stressors and may also be a risk factor for adverse birth outcomes.
- Maternal Depression and Pregnancy Outcomes
The rate of pregnant women with a depression diagnosis at delivery increased seven times from 2000 to 2015. Learn what SNJPC is doing to enhance postpartum depression services in South Jersey through the PWI Initiative.
MATERNAL DATA CENTER
Maintained by NJ Department of Health, the Center provides recent maternal data, information about state services and resources and recommended readings. Click here to access Center.