Our Care & Services

Personalised care with a midwife

you know and trust

Having access to the care and support you need before, during and after childbirth sets the tone for your journey into motherhood.

The range of care options and services Coast Life Midwifery offers means we can provide you with a personalised pregnancy and birthing experience from the early stages of pregnancy through to six weeks after the birth of your baby.

Your initial visit will be bulk billed through Medicare so we can discuss your goals and the care options and choices available to you throughout your pregnancy.

We focus on holistic care and women-centred pregnancy, labour and postnatal care including:

  • In home or in clinic midwifery care during pregnancy
  • Referrals for ultrasounds and blood  tests
  • Prescribing of medications as  required
  • Early labour care at home
  • Care during labour and birth at home or in hospital
  • Mums & Bubs social group.
2308_0170

Continuity of care

Continuity of care is at the heart of everything we do. Whether you choose a traditional continuity of care model or either the group practice or shared care experiences, you will be able to form a strong, trusting relationship with your midwife. Even after your baby is born, you can continue to receive postnatal care and support from the same midwife, or small group of midwives who were with you during pregnancy and birth.

If you choose Continuity of Care, you will have your own personal dedicated midwife who will be your first point of contact for the duration of your care. This care is considered the ‘gold standard’ of care and it is well supported by research to improve outcomes and satisfaction for mothers and babies.

You will have access to your own midwife or her partner midwife 24 hours for professional and personal care, advice and support. Your midwife will coordinate your whole continuity experience. Your care will be woman centred and individualised, by your midwife and the midwives at Coast Life Midwifery.

Care & Connections

You will be cared for by a primary midwife who is supported by a small team of midwives throughout your pregnancy, during labour and birth and at home with your new baby

L90A1212

Shared Care

We offer shared-care for women who are choosing to have a private Obstetrician and are planning to birth at The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital.

L90A1413 website

Postnatal care

Looking for care and support after your baby is born?

The care you receive after the birth of your baby is as important as your antenatal care.

87c009f2-7801-49a1-b206-f865a2425cd5

Mums and Bubs Group

Surround yourself with a network of support and guidance.

L90A0628

Post Birth Care

Your support and care continues well after you are discharged from hospital.

With 24-hour access to our midwives, home visits and lactation support you are in safe hands.

Kindred Birth - Alecia B&W-86 edited

Birth Choices

Have the birthing experience that you want. Our expertise means you can choose a home or hospital birth, a water birth or……

Jett Amey2016-2017-235

Breastfeeding offers tremendous health benefits to both mother and child. Our lactation consultant can support you during this transition.

IMG_0564

Join our birth preparation group sessions to learn what to expect in the lead up to your baby’s arrival.