Midwifery Care Options

Mamatoto Midwives offer you a comprehensive choice of Maternity Care options

The instant that Mother and baby meet face to face for the first time

Mamatoto Midwives offer the following care

Antenatal (Pregnancy care)

For a planned home birth or as part of a shared care program with some public hospitals and some private doctors (Medicare rebates for all Antenatal care services and Private Health Insurance rebates may apply)

Labour and birth care

At home if planning a home birth, or initial labour care at home until labour is well established then continuing to support you at your chosen hospital model of care (some Medicare rebates apply and Private Health Insurance rebates may apply)

Postnatal care

with medicare rebates up to six weeks postnatally
With expert knowledge in breastfeeding related issues, such as sore nipples, poor attachment, low supply, over supply, mastitis, management of engorgement, and settling techniques at any age, including young children.  I also have a special interest in Postnatal Depression and I am an easy person to talk to.  I also know when futher consultation and referral is required.  I also offer Postnatal debriefing at any stage after you have had your baby and I am very experienced in debriefing after traumatic labours and births (Private Health Insurance rebates may apply)

Pre pregnancy and early pregnancy counselling

We offer Pre pregnancy and early pregnancy counselling including models of care discussions and recommendations including hospitals with water birth policies (Medicare rebates may be available and Private Health Insurance rebates may apply)

Calmbirth Classes

In Melbourne and in the Yarra Valley and Calmbirth Refresher Classes. Mamatoto Midwives use the Australian College of Midwives Guidelines for Consultation and Referral for Antenatal, Labour, Birth and Postnatal Care.

Referred Services

We also refer women to the following service providers should they be requested or required;

  • Acupuncturist
  • Aromatherapists
  • Chiropractor
  • Herbalist
  • Homeopaths
  • Lactation Consultants
  • Naturopaths
  • Osteopath; paediatric and adult
  • Obstetricians
  • Physiotherapists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists

 

*Mamatoto Midwives have applied for clinical privilege at Royal Women’s Hospital, Mercy Hospital for Women, Angliss Hospital and Box Hill Hospital

**Waterbirth is an available choice at Home, Royal Women’s Hospital and Box Hill Hospital and Angliss Hospital

***Women who experience higher risk pregnancies may still able to be cared for by Mamatoto Midwives. Midwives will discuss, consult and refer to appropriate Medical Practitioners according to the National Midwifery Guidelines for consultation and referral

 


“Every woman choosing the complete package of pregnancy, labour, birth and postnatal care with Mamatoto Midwives will receive a special gift for your baby purchased from “Fairly Cambodian” helping support women rehabilitate in Cambodia”