My Midwifery Group Practice Experience
When l found out about the Midwifery Group Practice (MGP) program I was really excited. I think what excited me the most was that I would know who my midwife for my labour and birth would be. Labour and birth is a very important time and a huge event in women's lives.
Midwifery Care has Better Outcomes for Mothers and Babies
"While the ‘place’ of midwives in child birth might be hotly debated by some, one thing is for certain – midwives are an integral part of labour and birth for most women in many countries of the world. In Australia if you choose a hospital birth, whether through the public or private system, your labour will be largely managed by midwives." This article talks about how pregnancies with midwifery care have better overall results for both mothers and babies.
Preventing Postpartum Haemorrhage with Prenatal Care
"When I set out on the journey of planning our fourth baby, I knew I would be labelled 'high risk' by the medical profession due to previous postpartum haemorrhages (PPHs) during my second and third births." Michelle McRitchie tells the amazing story of her journey through her fourth pregnancy and her experiences with postpartum haemorrhage.
Pregnancy Choices – Who do you see?
Getting pregnant was the easy part – now what? Who do you see? Where do you go for your care? How do you find out what is available out there and most important of all, what is the best form of care for you.
Choosing a practitioner
Once you have found out you are pregnant, the next step is usually deciding who you would like to provide your care and where you would like to give birth.