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What do midwives do?

Midwives support and care for women during pregnancy, labour and birth. Learn here how a midwife can help you.

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Health professionals involved in your pregnancy

Information on the health professionals involved in your pregnancy, such as midwives, doctors and obstetricians.

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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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Midwives: guide for women & families | Raising Children Network

Midwife means being ‘with woman’. Midwives care for women during pregnancy, labour and birth. They work in hospitals, birth centres and homebirths.

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - Interventions during labour and birth

Doctors and midwives will use a variety of technology during your labour to monitor your progress and check that your baby is OK

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Pregnancy care & birth: public hospitals | Raising Children Network

Public hospitals are safe options for pregnancy care and birth. Midwives usually look after women having public hospital births. Medicare covers most costs.

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Homebirth: pregnancy care and birth | Raising Children Network

Homebirth is an option for healthy women with low-risk pregnancies who can transfer to hospital. Private midwives care for homebirthing women in pregnancy.

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Pregnancy care & birth at birth centres | Raising Children Network

Birth centres support healthy women with low-risk pregnancies to give birth in a home-like environment. Pregnancy care at birth centres is led by midwives.

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Health Information Line - Women's Health Queensland Inc

The Health Information Line is a free information and referral service for Queensland women, staffed by nurses, midwives and social workers.1800 017 676

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Pregnancy and birth care options - Better Health Channel

Pregnant women in Victoria can choose who will care for them during their pregnancy, where they would like to give birth and how they would like to deliver their baby.

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