Health Quality & Safety Commission | Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

The Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (PMMRC) is an independent committee that reviews the deaths of babies and mothers in New Zealand. The PMMRC’s role can, at times, include reviewing events when the mother and/or baby was very unwell as a result of the pregnancy (severe morbidity).

“Early access to antenatal care is important so women get appropriate care including advice on smoking cessation, ideal weight gain and awareness of risk factors such as bleeding and decreased fetal movements.”

Dr Sue Belgrave, PMMRC Chair

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