We recognise that each woman’s pregnancy, needs, and expectations are unique and individual. We provide midwifery care that is personal and professional in a warm, family friendly environment.
Under the MGP model of care, each pregnant woman is allocated a primary midwife and a backup midwife who work in partnership to provide continuity of care throughout the pregnancy, labour, and birth with early discharge (four hours post birth).
Throughout your pregnancy, you’ll get to know your Midwife who will either see you at the Murwillumbah District Hospital or in your home. You will come into the hospital for your birth, while after the birth, care is provided at home. Our Midwives are on call for any concerns, the labour and for a month after your birth.
The MGP program offers all your pregnancy care in the Birth Unit and if any complication arises, your primary midwife will liaise with The Tweed Hospital obstetric and/or neonatal team and will organise a referral where clinically appropriate. If your pregnancy requires transfer to The Tweed Hospital after 37 weeks of pregnancy, your primary midwife will, when possible, support your labour and birth at the Birth Centre at The Tweed Hospital. Water birth is also available.
Midwives work in collaboration with other publicly funded care providers such as physiotherapists, parent educators, lactation consultants, Child and Family Health Nurses and Social Workers.
Our midwives work closely with local Obstetricians, and can arrange transfer of care for high-risk pregnancies, or where medically required.
To be eligible, all you need is your Medicare card and it’s free!
|Location:||Level 2, Murwillumbah District Hospital, Ewing Street, Murwillumbah, NSW 2484|
|Contacting Us:||Phone: (02) 6672 0108|