​Muswellbrook Summary of models of care

Option of careSuitabilityWho will provide your antenatal careWhere you will have your antenatal careWho will provide care during labour and birthYour postnatal care
Shared with GP​Women with uncomplicated pregnancy​GP of your choice; Antenatla Clinic midwife at Booking-in, 26, 32, 36 and 40 weeks.​GP Practice and Antenatal Clinic​Midwife from Maternity Unit​Can choose to go home 4-6 hours after birth; some prefer short postnatal stay in hospital
AMHIS ​Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island women or women having an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island baby​Midwives and Aboriginal Health Care Workers, in partnership with GP​AMIHS Clinics and GP​Midwife from Maternity Unit​Home after 4-6 hours may be an option, or postnatal stay in Maternity Unit
Women requiring specialist or higher level care will be referred to the High Risk Clinic at either the Maitland Hospital or the John Hunter Hospital. ​ ​ ​ ​