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Private Maternity Care

Private patients of an obstetrician or GP obstetrician; attend private rooms for care in pregnancy and attended by the same obstetrician/GP for labour and postnatal care.

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Public Hospital Clinic Care

Antenatal care in a public hospital outpatient clinic; attend the same hospital for labour and postnatal care; pregnancy and intrapartum care provided under the supervision of medical staff, uncomplicated births are usually attended by Midwives.

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Public Hospital Midwives' Clinic

Antenatal care is provided by a public hospital Midwives' clinic, with one or more visits to a consultant or registrar; intrapartum care is provided under the supervision of medical staff, uncomplicated births are normally attended by Midwives.

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Birth Centre Care

Team Midwifery care within a separate section of a hospital where Midwives provide antenatal, intrapartum and postpartum care.

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Shared Maternity Care

Formal arrangements between a public hospital and local practitioner (GP, obstetrician, Midwife); the majority of pregnancy care is provided by a local practitioner, with visits to the hospital at the beginning and in the latter part of the pregnancy; public hospital intrapartum care.

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Combined Maternity Care

Similar to shared maternity care but does not involve pregnancy check-ups at a public hospital clinic.

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Team Midwifery Care

Small teams of public hospital Midwives care for women throughout pregnancy, labour, birth and the hospital stay, with one or more visits to a consultant or registrar.

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Caseload Midwifery Care

Ongoing care with the same public hospital midwife for the majority of antenatal, labour! birth and postnatal care.

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GP/Midwife Public Care

GP's and hospital-employed Midwives jointly provide antenatal care to women enrolled for public hospital intrapartum care.

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Outreach Midwifery Care

Midwives care for women with high social or obstetric risk, focus on support and education; intrapartum and postnatal care provided by a public hospital.

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Planned Homebirths

Pregnancy check-ups, intrapartum and postnatal care provided by the same Midwife; transfer to hospital in the case of complications as a private patient of a GP or obstetrician; may require a number of visits with a medical practitioner.