A growing body of research is showing that, to promote the best outcomes for mothers and babies, continuity of care is the key. This style of care offers multiple benefits to mother and baby, both physical and emotional. Private midwifery is the ideal way to receive continuity of care.
On this page we have brought together information on private midwives and private midwifery care to help you consider this option of care for pregnancy, birth and beyond. You’ll also find ways to locate a private midwife in your area and to find other organisations that you can learn more from about private midwifery care. Enjoy.
Birth Stories section
The Pregnancy Birth and Beyond website offers a wide variety of birth stories detailing the experiences of women utilising Private Midwifery in homes, hospitals and birth centres.
Choosing Private Midwifery
Your choice of care provider may well be the single most important decision you make as you embark on the road to an empowering and joyous birth. This article offers six reasons to choose a Private Midwife
Maternity Coalition (MC) is a national consumer advocacy organisation committed to the advancement of best-practice maternity care for all Australian women and their families.
Private Midwifery Services
Services offered by private practice midwives can vary depending on areas of interest. While many private practice midwives offer care right through pregnancy, birth and beyond others choose to specialise in pre or postnatal care.