As part of the Acute Care Ward, our maternity services accommodate on average 50 births per year. In conjunction with this, our Community Midwifery Program includes Antenatal Classes and Midwifery Booking in Procedures.
Antenatal Classes are held at the Cohuna District Hospital, with classes running over 2 weeks. Bookings are essential, please contact reception on 54565300.
- Week 1:
o Wellbeing in later pregnancy
o Early Labour
o Partner Support
o Relation Techniques
o Labour and Birth of your Baby
o Tour of the Hospital
- Week 2:
o Life after the Birth
o Issues that may arise when going home
o Post Birth Care
We also provide Domiciliary Home Visiting within the Cohuna Shire and liaise closely with the Maternal and Child Health Nurses. We have staff who provide a 24-hour telephone support service for all our midwifery clients post discharge.