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Having a baby at a birthing centre

Birthing centres are usually more home-like than hospitals. Birthing centres are run by midwives, and in some centres, water birth is an option.

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Going to hospital or birthing centre

Whether you're planning to have your baby at home, in hospital or at a midwifery-led birth centre, you should get a few things ready at least two weeks before your due date.

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Choosing where to give birth

Advice on choosing where to give birth, including a midwifery unit or birth centre, hospital or at home, and what to expect from private and public care.

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Giving birth - first stage of labour

Find out what happens during the first stage of labour.

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Maternity services in rural Tasmania

Find out what maternity services are available in rural or remote Tasmania.

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Maternity services in rural South Australia

Find out what maternity services are available in rural or remote South Australia

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Maternity services in rural NSW

Find out what maternity services are available in rural or remote NSW

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Maternity services in rural Western Australia

Find out what maternity services are available in rural or remote Western Australia

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Water birth

Water birth is when you give birth to your baby under water. Read on for water birth safety tips, and when a water birth is not recommended.

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Home birth

Speak to your health professional if you’re considering a homebirth. If you are healthy and your pregnancy is low risk, you may have options.

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