Pregnancy, Birth and Maternity: key data sources


National Records for Scotland (NRS) for information on births and deaths:

- Annual reports

- Vital events reference tables (see particularly sections 1, 3 and 4).


The Scottish Birth Record (SBR)


Scottish Morbidity Record 02 (SMR02) which is submitted by maternity hospitals to ISD


Detailed statistics using SBR and SMR02 are available from the ISD women and children's health webpages.


The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Agency for information on fertility treatments.