Midwifery

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Our midwives will go the extra mile to ensure you and your whānau are comfortable and fully informed about the impending birth of your pēpi. They provide their services for mums-to-be, new mothers, and babies throughout Hawke’s Bay. Our Māori midwives are here for you and these are some of the things they offer:

  • Pregnancy testing, screening, referral and support
  • Visits to your home or one of our clinics
  • Encouragement of whānau participation
  • Antenatal care, classes and birth-planning
  • Postnatal care (until four weeks after birth)

Referrals for:

  • Mother & Pepi
  • Tamariki Ora or Plunket
  • The Family Start Programme
  • A GP (including Choices own GP practice)
  • Obstetricians or gynaecologists (as required)
  • Other Māori health provider

To contact one of our midwives or for further information just dial 0508 WHANAU (942 628).