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What do midwives do?

Midwives provide support and care during pregnancy, labour, birth and after the baby is born. Learn here how a midwife can help you.

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Health professionals involved in your pregnancy

Learn about the health professionals who may be involved in your pregnancy, such as midwives, doctors, obstetricians and allied health professionals.

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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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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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What does a birth doula do?

A doula is a non-medical birth companion who can help you before, during and after childbirth. Doulas provide support and advocacy.

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Maternity services in rural NSW

Find out what maternity services are available in rural or remote NSW and how to get care and support during your pregnancy, labour and birth.

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Maternity services in rural South Australia

Find out what maternity services are available in rural or remote South Australia and how to get care and support during your pregnancy and labour.

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Maternity services in rural Queensland

Find out what maternity services are available in rural or remote Queensland and how to get care and support during your pregnancy, labour and birth.

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Having a baby in the ACT

Find out what you need to know about having a baby in the ACT.

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Maternity services in rural Victoria

Find out what maternity services are available in rural and remote Victoria and how to get care and support during your pregnancy, labour and birth.

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