Post-birth Care


Post-birth Care


  • Early discharge from hospital available from 4 – 6 hours post-birth

  • Postnatal visits during hospital stay

  • Home visits to check progress and development of mother and baby for the first 6 weeks after   birth

  • Option for post-birth care at UniSA Midwifery Clinic (see link in Resources for information)

  • Support for baby feeding choices

  • Breastfeeding assistance

  • Routine checks and tests for mother and baby and follow up of results

  • Parenting education, advice and support

  • Medication prescribing as required

  • Health promotion

  • Referral to health care facilities and practitioners on discharge from service