What we offer

 

Please click on the services page for information on safety of homebirth, professional indemnity insurance, Medicare rebates, benefits of midwife care, having a natural birth in Victoria or contact one us for further information. 

 

The following services are offered:

 

  • Support women & their families from conception, throughout pregnancy, on call for labour and birth attendance. 

  • We specialise in normal physiological birth preparation and water birth. 

  • We also offer midwifery support for 6 weeks post birth.

  • Medicare rebates - We are endorsed Medicare eligible midwives, which means that we have demonstrated competency across our full scope of midwifery practice and this enables clients to claim Medicare rebates for pregnancy and post birth consultations.

  • Provide clients with safe and optimal birth experiences and necessary skills to commence parenting in a confident manner.

  • Assist clients to make informed decisions based on latest evidence

  • regarding any tests, investigations, ultrasounds and childbirth options.

  • Discuss and order relevant blood tests. Take blood for necessary blood tests. Order ultrasounds if requested.

  • We have received endorsement from APHRA to be able to prescribe scheduled medications within our midwifery scope of practice. This was obtained after successfully completing the Graduate Certificate in Midwifery - a mandatory requirement set for eligibility so that clients can obtain Medicare rebates for pregnancy and post birth care.

  • Advocating for clients and assisting them to navigate the complex maternity care system.

  • Develop mutual trust relationships with clients and their families based on a partnership model.

  • Assist with breastfeeding and provide ongoing support to establish and maintain breast feeding. 

  • Work collaboratively with other healthcare providers to ensure safe and effective care.

  • Consult and refer to other healthcare providers if necessary, according to the Australian College of Midwives guidelines for consultation and referral. Click on the PDF icon for a copy of the ACM guidelines. 

 

Information sessions on the topics below, can be arranged:

  • Pregnancy and childbirth options

  • Waterbirth

  • Vaginal Birth after Caesarean (VBAC)

  • Supporting your Partner 

  • Optimal Foetal Positioning (OFP)Birth Stories & breast feeding

We also have a variety of text books, DVD’s,  research articles and access to midwifery and medical databases to ensure that you obtain the latest evidence based care and are able to make informed decisions based on your individual circumstances.

Birth stories

 

Clare & I would love to talk about all your pregnancy and child birth options. We look forward to hearing from you 

Clare Mob:    0416 130 291

Nicola Mob:  0433 810 389


 

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Please note we do not have professional indemity insurance (PII) for labour & birth. Midwives have a regulatory requirement to have PII but are unable to obtain the product due to a world wide shortage of  PII for midwives. Therefore midwives in private practice have been provided with an exemption for homebirth until December 2021.

The midwives working with the practice have PII for antenatal and postnatal care with MIGA. Insurance policies are issued by Medical Insurance Australia Pty Ltd