What I Offer

Antenatal Care. Labour & Birth Care at Home. Postnatal Care

Care Options

  • One off consultation preconception, pregnancy or postnatal.
  • Pregnancy Care only package including seven to ten visits.
  • Postnatal Care only package: up to six weeks post birth including six to eight visits.
  • Pregnancy and Postnatal Care Package.
  • Full Continuity of Care Package – pregnancy, homebirth and six weeks postnatal care.

Antenatal Care

  • All care takes place in your home at a time that is convenient for you and your family (you can visit me in our clinic if required).
  • Most appointments will take about an hour and it is encouraged that partners and siblings are included and involved.  
  • Getting to know each other and building a trusting partnership throughout the antenatal period is a key part of your pregnancy care.
  • Each of your antenatal appointments, will occur monthly and then more frequently in the last trimester.  
  • Monitoring you and your baby’s growth and physical wellbeing is the focus of antenatal care together with open discussion about your expectations, anxieties, fears, hopes and desires for your birth.  
  • I am able to order the relevant tests and ultrasounds you choose to have during your pregnancy and prescribe midwifery relevant medications if needed.  

Labour & Birth Care

  • On call for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for labour & birth care.
  • Individualised support to labour and birth the way you desire, optimising the birth space to support physiological birth.
  • Watchful monitoring of you and your baby’s wellbeing during labour.
  • A midwife to remain with you for close surveillance and care in the hours immediately after you birth.
  • Birth Pool and pump for homebirth available to hire.
  • A second midwife in attendance for your birth at home (this is a legal and safety requirement)
  • Midwifery skills, equipment (oxygen/suction) and medication for unexpected emergency situations including IV cannulation, IV fluids, neonatal resuscitation.
  • Suturing skills and equipment.
  • Full newborn baby examination at birth and scales to weigh baby.
  • All legal paperwork for registering baby’s birth will be provided.
  • If transfer to hospital is required, I will remain with you and become a support person for you in this setting.

Postnatal Care

  • Midwifery care in your home for 6 weeks after you birth.
  • Labour and Birth debrief
  • Education, guidance and support with: breastfeeding, general baby care, sleep and settling, parenting, emotional and family adjustments and normalising the fourth trimester expectations.
  • Neonatal Screening and referral for Healthy Hearing Screen.
  • Provision of baby health record.
  • Monitoring of newborn growth and development and general health and well-being in the first six weeks of life.
  • Postnatal maternal checks monitoring your recovery from pregnancy and birth for six weeks.
  • Provision of a Pregnancy, Birth and Postnatal Summary.
  • Connecting you with community supports and networks.

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Tanya Fleming

Phone: 0427 916 700
Email: tanya@ourmidwife.com.au
Instagram: @ourmidwife_

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