Results of the National Maternity Experience Survey 2020

Dr Linda Drummond, Project Lead on the National Maternity Experience Survey gives an overview of the national results of the National Maternity Experience Survey 2020.

Key findings

National results - Published October 2020

8.2 Out of 10

Most of the women who responded to the survey had an overall positive maternity experience. In total, 85% of participants said that they had a good or very good overall experience.

Respondents

3,204
Number of respondents
50%
Participation rate

Overall experience

Very good
Good
Fair to poor
2020
Very good
52%
Good
33%
Fair to poor
15%

Stages of care

Care while pregnant (antenatal care)
Care during labour and birth
Care in hospital after the birth
Specialised care
Feeding
Care at home after the birth

Stages of care

Care while pregnant

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Care during labour and birth

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Care in hospital after the birth

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Specialised care

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Feeding

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Care at home after the birth

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Interactive results

Explore the results in greater detail in the interactive results section.

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