Midwifery – 5352 9321

East Grampians Health Service provides low risk midwifery care. GP/Obstetricians and a midwifery team provide antenatal, intra-partum, postnatal and domiciliary care to women in the region.

East Grampians Health Service offers shared antenatal care. Women can choose to alternate antenatal care between a GP/Obstetrician and midwife. We offer antenatal classes for first time parents and one-on-one care for parents who would like ongoing education in specific areas in preparation for their birth. We have a modern birthing suite and encourage women to be active during labour and birth. Fathers/partners are able to stay for the duration of the woman’s hospitalisation. A Caesarean section is available 24 hours a day if needed.

You can make an appointment to book in for your birth by phoning 5352 9321. We advise booking in at 12-16 weeks gestation (6 months prior to your due date). At booking in, the midwife will provide information on shared care, antenatal education, breast feeding and an opportunity to discuss concerns. We invite you to tour the birthing suite at the appointment.

Safe Patient Care Act

Midwifery – Information for General Practitioners – BRMID11

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Thank you to our incredible midwives and doctors. We couldn’t have been better looked after.

Excellent care and extremely helpful and caring midwives. Couldn’t have been more helpful.

We would like to say a massive thank you to our midwives, the whole nursing team and doctors for looking after us during our stay. How lucky are we to have such an amazing hospital in our rural town of Ararat.

We cannot thank the EGHS surgical and midwifery teams enough for their incredible care and support in welcoming our little man into the world. You all went above and beyond and made us all feel safe and supported.

Thank you to all doctors and midwives for our care. All staff were very approachable and comforting.

We would like to thank everyone at EGHS for their help for making this treasured moment even more memorable.

Massive thanks to all the doctors/midwives/nurses who have been involved in the delivery and care of our newborn.