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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Image: Unsplash: Nathan Dumlao

Produced By: Perrie Moller

Featured In Story: Ros 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 University, Mel Neilson – Rural Mother, Keesha Whyte – Rural Mother, and

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 5th October 2023