Options of care during pregnancy - Gunnedah
Gunnedah has a GP obstetrician led model of care. All antenatal visits are conducted by your GP.
Specialist Obstetric Care at Gunnedah Hospital Antenatal Clinic
Specialist Obstetricians are best able to care for women who have pregnancies complicated by:
- Had a previous pregnancy requiring specialist care and/or hospitalisation
- A pregnancy that is not progressing normally
- A multiple pregnancy, e.g. twins
- Diabetes and/or other conditions
In this instance, your GP would refer you to either Tamworth or John Hunter Hospital for specialist care.
AMHIS (Aboriginal Maternal Infant Health Service)
Gunnedah provides care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, and/or women whose baby will be Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander. The Kadeekamballa clinic aims to provide culturally appropriate support and education during pregnancy and after birth. This service includes antenatal care, child and family health care, child health checks, support service referrals and health education and operates on a Thursday afternoon (no appointment required). You may contact the staff at Kadeekamballa directly, or talk to your GP to make a referral to our service.
Please contact : phone no (02) 67418090 or 67418000
Learn more about AMIHS