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#1 LilyM

Posted 01 September 2008 - 04:14 PM

Please follow the links to find Independant Midwives in your state.

All states
Pregnancy, Birth & Beyond
The Maternity Coalition
While they don’t have a MIPP’s list for all states, they do have contacts in all states that may be able to assist, so worth checking out.
Australian Society of Independent Midwives
Home midwifery Association QLD (all states)

The Maternity Coalition

New South Wales
Homebirth Access Sydney

South Australia
The Maternity Coalition
Homebirth Network South Australia
SA Birth Matters

Home Midwifery Association QLD Inc
From Northern NSW to Northern QLD

If anyone knows of any other websites with MIPP's lists or midwife finders on them, please PM them to me & I will add them.

Below is a list of hospitals or health services that provide Medicare funded access to home birth.

New South Wales
Belmont Birthing Service Homebirth Program
Freestanding birth centre within Belmont Hospital, also offering a homebirth service
Belmont District Hospital
Croudace Bay Rd, Belmont
Ph: (02) 4923 2204

St George Hospital Homebirth Service
The hospital has a homebirth service aka the maternity outreach program.
St George Hospital
Gray Street, Kogarah
Ph: (02) 9113 1111
Midwifery Coordinator: Shea Caplice

Robin Skewes CMC at Tamworth Base Hospital is authorised to attend homebirths through the public system.

South Australia
Midwifery Group Practice WCH
Midwife-led care model, offering known midwife plus back-up midwife through pregnancy, birth (in hospital or home) and first six weeks postnatal.
-Women's and Children's Hospital (public)
72 King William Rd, North Adelaide ph: (08) 8161 7819
Book in via first appointment with Women's Outpatients Clinic on (08) 8161 7592
contact - cywhs.muhmgp@cywhs.sa.gov.au

Northern Women's Community Midwifery Program
Offers known midwife plus back-up through pregnancy, birth and first 4-6 weeks postnatal.
Located within Northern Women's Community Health Centre
-28 Philip Highway Elizabeth ph: (08) 8252 3711

Western Australia
Community Midwifery Programme (CMP)
Community based midwife-led service, providing continuity of care throughout pregnancy, birth and postnatally.
-Unit 1, 40 Pearse Street
North Fremantle Ph:08 9430 6882 and
-336 Oxford St Leederville ph:08 9242 3330

Northern Territory
Community Midwifery Practice & Homebirth Service
Northern Territory government supported home birth service within the Community Health Branch of the Department of Health & Community Services (DHCS).
Darwin: ph: (mobile) 0417 810 535
Alice Springs: ph: (mobile) 0401 114 188

Tasmania - N/A
Australian Capital Territory - N/A
Queensland - N/A
Victoria - N/A

#2 LilyM

Posted 14 January 2009 - 09:12 PM

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