Taree Aboriginal Maternal Infant Health Service - (AMIHS)
Taree AMIHS is a service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander pregnant women, babies, children and non-Aboriginal women who are pregnant and having an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander baby. We aim to provide individualised culturally appropriate support and education during pregnancy, after birth for up to 6 weeks and for children up to early school years including clinic or home immunisations.
Our services include pregnancy and post birth care, cultural support, child and family primary health care, at-home immunisation, child health checks, breastfeeding support, referrals to other services and health education.
Most importantly, you can see us at a venue that suits you, including a clinic at Catholic Care, Taree Community Health Centre, the Manning Base Hospital or your house.
Our team includes:
- Aboriginal Health Workers
- Registered Midwife
- Child and Family Health Nurse
Services We Offer
- Cultural support
- Pregnancy and post birth care
- Smoking cessation support
- Breastfeeding support
- Child and family primary health care
Areas that we Cover
We provide care to women located within Greater Taree Area including Forster, John's River and Mount George
Please contact us:
- If you think you are pregnant or as soon as you have a positive pregnancy test
- If you have children between the ages of 0-5 years.
How can you access us?
- Ask your local doctor to refer you
- Talk to staff at the antenatal clinic about referring you
- You can contact us directly on the number below
Taree Aboriginal Maternal & Infant Health Service
PH: 6592 9624
Betty - Aboriginal Health Worker: 0428 716 332
Marion - Midwife: 0439 882 837