The birth of a new baby is exciting, and when you bring the newborn baby home with you when you leave hospital, there can be many challenges for you and your family.  This may include difficulties in settling your new baby in the new home environment, or feeding issues.

Correct attachment is important for Breastfeeding
Click here for more information regarding options for postnatal midwifery support.


Midwives can help you with the following:

  • Breast feeding advice and support
  • Artificial feeding advice and support
  • Postnatal check for mum
  • Newborn well being checks – including weighing and measuring of baby
  • Advice on newborn behaviours and settling techniques
  • Support with emotional health, and identifying early warning signs for post-natal depression
  • General parenting information
  • Referrals to other allied health professionals, if required

Midwife Home Visit

Greenslopes Obstetrics and Gynaecology