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Antenatal Care

 For Patients and Visitors

What is the Service?

Pregnancy Care is provided by Doctors and midwives, and appointments can be scheduled at the Northern Hospital, Craigieburn Health Service or Broadmeadows Hospital, usually closest to your home. Pregnancy appointments can also be shared with your GP or Private Practice Midwife. Interpreters can be arranged for each appointment.

 What do I bring/need for my appointment?

  • Medicare Card
  • Copy of any pregnancy blood tests
  • Copy of all pregnancy ultrasounds

Contact us

Phone:      8405 8335

Email:       SpecialistClinics@nh.org.au

Alternative contacts: 

Antenatal Clinic Northern Hospital  : 8405 8772

Maternity Services 8405 8211

 

For Health Professionals

Service Overview

Northern Health provides Antenatal Care for women in the northern catchment. Models of care include:

  • High Risk
  • Collaborative
  • Low Risk/Midwife led Clinics
  • Shared Antenatal Care
  • Private Practice Midwife
  • Koori Maternity Service
  • Young Mums Clinic

Inclusion criteria:

  • Pregnant

 Exclusion criteria:

  • Nil

Note:  If patient is deemed high risk requiring tertiary level pregnancy care, transfer of care will be arranged

How to Refer:

All referrals to Northern Health should be sent to:

Fax:                        9495 3510

Free Call:             1300 128 539

Referral must include:

  • Gravity/Parity
  • Estimated Due Date (EDC)
  • Past Medical/Obstetric History
  • BMI
  • Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander background
  • Copy of all routine Antenatal Blood Tests
  • Copy of Combined Screening results/NIPS
  • Copy of Dating Ultrasound and any subsequent ultrasounds

 Director/Head of Unit:

Dr Paul Howat

Divisional Director Women’s and Children’s Services

 Enquiries:

Contact the Antenatal Services on 84058772