National Child and Maternal Health Intelligence Network - improving the health of pregnant women, children and young people by making data and information accessible.

This section brings together a range of publicly available data, information, reports, tools and resources on child and maternal health into one easily accessible hub. It helps you find and use the information and evidence you need to improve decision making as part of your planning or commissioning process. The data is regularly updated as new releases become available. 

Recently added reports:

Mental health in pregnancy and infants

Teenage pregnancy and young parents

You can choose to view by life-course stage or view by theme using the sections below. Indicators appear in more than one of the profiles. 

If you have a query about any of the content of this tool, or would like to contact the team please email:

View by life course stage

Overview of child health

Presents data on a range of factors related to the health and wellbeing of pregnant women, children and young people including
Child Health Profiles.

Pregnancy and birth

Presents data on a range of factors related to conception, pregnancy and delivery, including Breastfeeding Profiles.

Early years

Presents information on the health of children aged 0 to 5 years, and includes Early Years Profiles and Breastfeeding Profiles.

School-age children

Presents data on a range of factors related to the health and wellbeing of school-age children, and includes School-Age Children Profiles.

Young people

Presents data on a range of factors related to the health and wellbeing of young people and includes Young People's Profiles.

View by theme


Presents public health indicators related to breastfeeding, categorised by demographics, risk factors, and outcomes. It includes Breastfeeding Profiles.

Children and Young People's Mental Health and Wellbeing

This tool presents data on need, protective factors for positive mental health and wellbeing, primary prevention and spend on children’s education and social care services, describing the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people. Indicators will be added later for services and outcomes.

Health behaviours in young people

Presents data on a range of factors around health behaviours and risky behaviour in young people. It includes What About YOUth? survey data. 

Healthcare use

Presents information on the use of NHS services including data from the Atlas of Variation in Healthcare for Children and Young People.

Long term conditions and complex health needs

Presents data on a range of factors for children and young people with long term conditions such as asthma and diabetes or complex health needs.


Presents data on deaths during pregnancy and childhood and includes Infant Mortality and Stillbirths Profiles.

NCMP and Child Obesity Profile

This suite of indicators highlight child weight status prevalence data from the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP), as well as contextual indicators relating to  child obesity where these are available at local authority level.  NCMP data quality indicators are also included.

Perinatal Mental Health

This prototype profile brings together nationally available data on perinatal mental health, grouped under: Demographics, Risk & related factors, Prevalence, and Identification & Access.  Metrics are presented at LA, CCG and Acute Trust level. Further service and quality measures will be added.

Public Health and NHS Outcomes Frameworks for Children

Brings together a selection of the most relevant indicators from the Public Health Outcomes Framework and the NHS Outcomes Framework to inform discussions and encourage improvements in services and health outcomes for children and young people.

Unintentional injuries

Presents data on injuries suffered by children and young people in the home and on the roads.

Vaccinations and immunisations

Presents data on vaccinations and immunisations among pregnant women, pre-school and school-aged children.

Vulnerable children and young people

Presents data on vulnerable children and young people.