Postnatal Care

  • All postnatal care takes place in your home
  • Midwifery care for 6 weeks after the birth of your baby
  • I am available any time on the phone should you have any questions or concerns regarding yourself or your baby.


For the mother

  • Postnatal physical health and healing
  • Breastfeeding support and education
  • Labour and Birth debrief
  • Support and assistance with general baby care
  • Support with what to expect during those first precious weeks
  • Emotional support
  • Support with family adjustments
  • Parenting support
  • Sleep and settling techniques

For the baby

  • Well baby check
  • Newborn screening test
  • Weighing baby
  • Umbilical cord and skin care
  • Screening for jaundice
  • Feeding assessment
  • Developmental milestones
  • Administer Vitamin K (if parents choice)

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