Summary of options of care

Options of care ​Suitability ​Who will provide your antenatal care ​Where you will have your antenatal care ​Where you will
have your baby
​Who will provide care during labour and birth ​Your postnatal care
​Belmont Midwifery
Group Practice
(BMGP)
​Women with
uncomplicated
pregnancy
​Known midwife from the
BMGP
​Home / Belmont Birth Centre / Community
Antenatal Clinic
​Home / Belmont
Birth Centre or
JHH Birth Suite
​Known midwife from
the BMGP
​Home within 4-6 hours
after birth
​JHH Birth Centre
Team midwives
(JHHBCT)
​Women with
uncomplicated
pregnancy
​Midwife from JHH BCT​Wallsend Community
Antenatal Clinic
​JHH Birth Centre​Midwife from JHH BCT​Most choose to go home 4-6 hours after
birth; some prefer short
postnatal stay in hospital
​Shared Care
with GP
​Women with
uncomplicated
pregnancy
​GP of your choice; Antenatal Clinic midwife at Booking-in and 36 weeks​GP practice;
1st visit at Community
Antenatal Clinic near you;
2nd visit at JHH
​JHH Birth Suite​Midwife from Birth Suite​As above
​Midwifery Care
in Community
Antenatal Clinics
​Women with
uncomplicated
pregnancy
​Midwives from JHH Antenatal Clinic​Community Antenatal
Clinic closest to your home
​JHH Birth Suite​Midwife from Birth
Suite
​As above
​Birra-Li​Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island women
or women  having an
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island baby
​Birra Li midwives and
Aboriginal Health Care
Workers
​Home / Community
Antenatal Clinics /JHH
​JHH Birth Suite​Midwife from Birth
Suite
​Home after 4-6 hours may be an option, or
postnatal stay in JHH
​Care with private
Obstetrician
​All women​Private obstetrician​Private rooms​JHH Birth Suite​Midwife from Birth Suite​As above
​Specialist Care
at JHH
​Women with
pregnancies
complicated by medical, obstetric conditions
​Medical obstetric teams​JHH Antenatal Clinic​JHH Birth Suite​Midwife from Birth Suite​As above
​M3Team​Women with
complicated
pregnancies
​Team of midwives and
obstetricians, other
specialists
​JHH Antenatal Clinic​JHH Birth Suite​M3Team Midwife​Postnatal stay in JHH