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Midwifery and Maternity Services


Delivering high quality maternity and midwifery services

Every day, 10 babies are born in our district.

We offer a diverse range of services to women during pregnancy, birth and early parenting at various locations around our district, including:

You might also like to look at our other helpful resources.


Orange

Orange Health Service - Women’s and Infants Unit

Services offered:

  • Antenatal care - For women with normal pregnancies.
  • GP Shared Care - Partnership with a midwife or doctor from the hospital and your GP.
  • Orange Midwifery Group Practice (OMGP) - Know Your Midwife program provides care by a known midwife during your pregnancy, labour, birth and during the postnatal period.
  • Aboriginal Maternal Infant Health Service - Please see local facility for information to access this service.
  • High Risk Obstetric Clinic - Obstetric medical officers offering antenatal care to women with complex pregnancies.
  • Visiting Foetal Maternal Specialist - Available once per month to support women with complex pregnancies.
  • Private Obstetricians - Pregnancy care from a private obstetrician in Orange of your choice.
  • Community Midwifery Program (CMP) – Care for women in their home following the birth of their babies up to 2 weeks postnatally.
  • Childbirth Education Classes.
  • Public and private gynaecology services.

Contact Details

Women’s and Infants Clinic

(02) 6369 3270

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Bathurst

Bathurst Health Service - Maternity Unit

Services offered:

  • Midwifery Led Antenatal Clinic (MLAC) - For women with normal pregnancies.
  • GP Shared Care - Partnership with a midwife or doctor from the hospital and your GP.
  • Aboriginal Maternal Infant Health Service - Please see local facility for information to access this service.
  • High Risk Obstetric Clinic - Obstetric medical officers offering antenatal care to women with complex pregnancies
  • Childbirth Education Classes.
  • Public and private gynaecology services.

Contact Details

Maternity Unit

(02) 6330 5210

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Dubbo

Dubbo Health Service - Maternity Services

Services offered:

  • First Visit - Comprehensive medical and obstetric history taking that referral to other services that may be required.
  • Midwives Clinic - Antenatal care for women with normal pregnancies.
  • GP Shared Care - Partnership with a midwife or doctor from the hospital and your GP.
  • Western Midwifery Group - Care by a known midwife during your pregnancy, labour, birth and during the postnatal period.
  • AMIHS - Referral to a midwife and Aboriginal Health Worker for antenatal care.
  • Day Assessment Unit - For women who may require additional assessment and care during pregnancy.
  • High Risk Obstetric Clinic - Obstetric medical officers offering antenatal care to women with complex pregnancies.
  • Private Obstetricians - Pregnancy care from a private obstetrician in Dubbo of your choice.
  • Community Midwifery Program (CMP) – Care for women in their home following the birth of their babies up to 2 weeks postnatally.
  • Childbirth Education Classes.
  • Public and private gynaecology services.
 

Contact Details

Dubbo Maternity Services

(02) 6809 7500

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Mudgee

Mudgee Health Service - Maternity Unit

Services offered:

  • First Visit - Comprehensive medical and obstetric history taking that referral to other services that may be required.
  • GP Shared Care - Partnership with a midwife or doctor from the hospital and your GP.
  • GP Obstetrician - Public and private pregnancy care in their own surgery.
  • High Risk Obstetric Clinic - Obstetric medical officers offering antenatal care to women with complex pregnancies.
  • Outreach Antenatal Clinic - By midwives to Rylstone and Gulgong once a month.
  • Childbirth Education Classes.
  • Public and private gynaecology services.

Contact Details

Mudgee Maternity Unit

(02) 6378 6334

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Bourke

Bourke Multipurpose Service – Community Health

Services offered:

  • First Visit - Comprehensive medical and obstetric history taking that referral to other services that may be required.
  • GP Shared Care - Partnership with a midwife or doctor from the hospital and your GP.
  • Visiting Specialist Obstetrician - Pregnancy care for women on a monthly outreach service from Dubbo, normally with your GP or a midwife at the Community Health Centre.
  • Midwife and Obstetrician Shared Care - Pregnancy care for women in partnership with a midwife and the visiting Obstetrician from the birthing hospital in Dubbo.
  • Postnatal Care - Follow up care post birth when you return to Bourke up to 7 Weeks postpartum. Home visiting is subject to a maximum travelling distance.
  • AMIHS - Referral to a midwife and Aboriginal Health Worker for antenatal care.
  • Childbirth Education Classes.

Contact Details

Bourke Community Health

(02) 6870 8898

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Coonamble

Coonamble Multipurpose Service – Community Health

Services offered on a part time basis:

  • First Visit - Comprehensive medical and obstetric history taking that referral to other services that may be required.
  • GP Shared Care - Partnership with a midwife or doctor from the hospital and your GP.
  • Visiting Specialist Obstetrician - Pregnancy care for women on a monthly outreach service from Dubbo, normally with your GP or a midwife at the Community Health Centre.
  • Postnatal Care - Follow up care post birth when you return to Coonamble​ up to 7 Weeks postpartum. Home visiting is subject to a maximum travelling distance.
  • Childbirth Education Classes.

Contact Details

Coonamble Multipurpose Service - Community Health

(02) 6872 1100

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Parkes

Parkes Hospital - Maternity Services

Services offered:

  • First Visit - Comprehensive medical and obstetric history taking that referral to other services that may be required.
  • Midwives Clinic - Antenatal care for women with normal pregnancies.
  • GP Shared Care - Partnership with a midwife or doctor from the hospital and your GP.
  • Know Your Midwife Group - Care by a known midwife during your pregnancy, labour, birth and during the postnatal period.
  • Lactation Consultant - Ongoing consultation and breastfeeding support.
  • AMIHS - Referral to a midwife and Aboriginal Health Worker for antenatal care.
  • Childbirth Education Classes.
  • Public and private gynaecology services - Bookings to be made through the main Health Service phone (02) 6861 2400.

Contact Details

Parkes Maternity Services

(02) 6861 2431


Parkes Community Health – Early Parenting Services

Services offered:

  • Child and Family Health - Home visits for new mothers to assist the transition of early parenthood into your home.
  • 0-4 year Clinics - Held at the health service 3 days a week for development checks (Blue Books).
  • Immunisation Clinics - Held twice monthly (book appointment).
  • New Parents Group - For new parents and their baby from birth to 3 months. Supported guest speakers from Allied Health Team and other agencies.
  • Kids Skills Program - Assisting with developmental concerns in partnership with Allied Health.
  • Lactation Consultant - Ongoing consultation and breastfeeding support.

Contact Details

Parkes Ambulatory Services

(02) 6861 2400

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Forbes

Forbes Hospital - Maternity Services

Services offered:

  • First Visit - Comprehensive medical and obstetric history taking that referral to other services that may be required.
  • GP Shared Care - Partnership with a midwife or doctor from the hospital and your GP.
  • Childbirth Education Classes.
  • AMIHS - Referral to a midwife and Aboriginal Health Worker for antenatal care.
  • Public and private gynaecology services.

Contact Details

Forbes Maternity Unit

(02) 6850 7270


Forbes Community Health – Early Parenting Services

Services offered:

  • Child and Family Health - Universal home visits for new mothers to assist the transition of early parenthood into your home.
  • 0-4 year Clinics - Held at the health service 3 days a week for development checks (Blue Books).
  • Immunisation Clinics - Held twice monthly (book appointment).
  • New Parents Group - For new parents and their baby from birth to 3 months. Supported guest speakers from Allied Health Team and other agencies.
  • Kids Skills Program - Assisting with developmental concerns in partnership with Allied Health.
  • Aqua - Water therapy for postnatal mothers (seasonal).

Contact Details

Forbes Ambulatory Services
(02) 6850 2000

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Cowra

Cowra Health Service - Maternity Services

Services offered:

  • First Visit - Comprehensive medical and obstetric history taking that referral to other services that may be required.
  • GP Shared Care - Partnership with a midwife or doctor from the hospital and your GP.
  • Childbirth Education Classes.
  • Public and private gynaecology services.
  • Know Your Midwife Group - Care by a known midwife during your pregnancy, labour, birth and during the postnatal period.
  • Lactation Consultant - Ongoing consultation and breastfeeding support.
  • AMIHS - Referral to a midwife and Aboriginal Health Worker for antenatal care.

Contact Details

Cowra Maternity Unit
(02) 6340 2406


Cowra Community Health – Early Parenting Services

Services offered:

  • Child and Family Health - Universal home visits for new mothers to assist the transition of early parenthood into your home.
  • 0-4 year Clinics - Held at the health service 3 days a week for development checks (Blue Books).
  • Immunisation Clinics - (book appointment).
  • New Parents Group - For new parents and their baby from birth to 3 months. Supported guest speakers from Allied Health Team and other agencies.
  • Aqua - Water therapy for postnatal mothers (seasonal).
  • Lactation Consultant - Ongoing consultation and breastfeeding support.

Contact Details

Cowra Community Health
(02) 6340 9000

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Other helpful resources

Service Description Contact Number
Pregnancy, Birth and Baby Pregnancy, Birth and Baby is a phone and online service for all Australians. Speak with a trained counsellor for information, advice and counselling about all aspects of pregnancy, childbirth and your baby’s first year. 1800 882 436
Breastfeeding Helpline The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) runs the National Breastfeeding Helpline 1800 mum 2 mum (1800 686 268). The Breastfeeding Helpline is available 7 days a week and offers support and advice to breastfeeding mums. 1800 686 268
SIDS and Kids SIDS and Kids bereavement support services assist families who have experienced the sudden and unexpected death of a baby or child, during birth, pregnancy or infancy, regardless of the cause. 1300 308 307
NSW Kids and Families NSW Kids and Families is tasked with working closely with children, young people, families, communities and peak organisations to seek practical ways to reduce illness, injury, violence and abuse or mitigate its impact on the health and development of children in the context of families and communities.
NSW Kids and Families fact sheets and brochures NSW Kids and Families has a huge library of fact sheets and brochures on everything from breastfeeding your baby to planning a pregnancy and becoming pregnant.

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Information on immunisation during pregnancy

If you are seeking information on immunisation during pregnancy, you might like to read NSW Health's brochure on Protection and Vaccination from Preconception to Birth or, Important Vaccines for Pregnancy.

We also offer a range of immunisation programs within our Health District.

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