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After Baby Support

Postnatal Drop-In Clinic

Postnatal Drop In Clinic (up to 6 weeks post-delivery) with an experienced Registered Midwife / Lactation Consultant for feeding, settling and baby care advice and checks. Our women love that they can chat with other Mum’s in a relaxed atmosphere and also have a private consultation with a midwife. Please bring your Medicare Card. Bulk billed appointments

Location: Know My Midwife Meeting Room, 195 Abbott street, Cairns (Cairns Private Hospital)
Postnatal Drop-In Clinic (Every FRIDAY 9am to 12 noon)

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Lactation Consultant Clinic

Lactation Consultant Clinic with an experienced Registered Midwife / Lactation Consultant for Pregnancy education and breastfeeding support. In partnership with our Lactation Consultants our women are provided with a strong foundation to meet their breastfeeding goals. Please bring your Medicare Card. There is a charge for these appointments. Some Health Funds cover the cost. Appointments can be made with the Maternity Receptionist on 4052 5232

Know My Midwife program

Know My Midwife offers scheduled appointments for women on the KMM program during Pregnancy and following birth up to 6 weeks. Women love forming a relationship with a ‘known’ midwife and out KMM midwife team throughout their pregnancy, birth and parenting journey. Please bring your Medicare Card. Bulk billed appointments.

Location: Know My Midwife Meeting Room, 195 Abbott street, Cairns (Cairns Private Hospital)

Know my midwife

Child Health Clinic

It is also recommended you attend your local Child Health Clinic after this time, on a regular basis for monitoring the growth and development of your baby. After you have given birth you will be encouraged to make your first appointment with your nearest clinic. To find your local child health clinic please visit www.childrens.health.qld.gov.au/chq/our-services/community-health-services/child-health-service/. It is advisable to make this appointment as soon as possible in order to obtain the earliest available time.

Obstetrician & Paediatrician 6 week Review

You will also need to make appointments with your Paediatrician and Obstetrician for six-week checks up for both you and your baby.

Obstetrician & Paediatrician 6 week Review
Obstetrician & Paediatrician 6 week Review
Obstetrician & Paediatrician 6 week Review
Obstetrician & Paediatrician 6 week Review

Obstetrician & Paediatrician 6 week Review

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