​Birra-Li Aboriginal Maternal and Child Health Services

Birra-Li 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 culturally appropriate support and education during pregnancy, after birth and for children up to early school years including clinic or home immunisations.

Our services include cultural support, social work services, child and family primary health care, at-home immunisation, child health checks, specilaist breastfeeding support, referrals to other services and health education.

Most importantly, you can see us at a venue that suits you, including a clinic close to home, the John Hunter Hospital or your house.

Our team includes:

  • Aboriginal Health Education Officers 
  • Registered midwives 
  • Child and Family Health Nurses 
  • Social worker, and
  • Lactation consultant.

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
  • Ask the staff at Awabakal Medical Service to refer you
  • Talk to staff at the antenatal clinic about referring you

Contacts us

Birra-Li Aboriginal Maternal and Child Health Services

PH: 4016 4900

Email: HNELHD-Birrali@health.nsw.gov.au