Midwifery

We offer a range of support services that enable women to feel safe, happy, healthy and confident throughout pregnancy, birth and beyond.

We aim to provide personal midwifery care which is tailored to suit your individual needs and experiences throughout your pregnancy.

Our midwife Christine Doogan has a vast amount of experience working in midwifery and across the continuum of pregnancy.

Benefits?

The benefits of midwifery care at North Street Medical include:

  • Women centred, collaborative pregnancy care
  • Be involved in your pregnancy
  • Time to have your questions answered
  • Make informed decisions
  • See the same midwife every visit
  • Bulk-billed consultations
  • No referral required

What’s Involved?

Ante-natal care:

  • Comprehensive individual care
  • Monitor growth of baby
  • Monitor wellbeing of mother
  • Breast feeding education
  • Discuss and monitor discomforts of pregnancy
  • Medications and immunisations
  • Blood test and ultrasound screening
  • Consultation and referral pathways
  • Prepare for birth – discuss birthing options, signs of labour, when to present to the hospital and pain relief

Post-natal care:

  • Monitor growth of baby
  • Parenting and feeding support
  • Sleep strategies
  • Monitor the mother’s recovery after the birth
  • Wound care
  • Support networks
  • Contraception
  • Family planning
  • Immunisations

Christine Doogan (Midwife)

RN, RM Christine is a registered nurse and she works a couple of days a week with us. Christine is…

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