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Changes in the shared care schedule and GDM testing 

February 2021

As we move to low community numbers and transmission of COVID-19, with enhanced mitigation strategies and vaccination roll-out, we have updated the shared care schedules to:

  • Largely resume face to face
  • Resume GTTs

Routine Schedule of Antenatal Care for Shared Maternity Care (Parkville):
(COVID-19 Revised: February 2021)

GESTATION

Rh+ve 

 Rh-ve 

PREVIOUS CAESARIAN 

 

15-20 weeks 

Hospital

Hospital

Hospital

Face to Face appointment or Telehealth

(If a telehealth appointment, patient requires BP reading prior)

16 weeks 

SMCA

SMCA

SMCA

22 weeks 

SMCA

SMCA

SMCA

28 weeks 
Review 26-28 week blood results^ 
Pertussis /Influenza vaccine if not had 

SMCA

Hospital (+ Anti D)

Hospital

 

 

 

Face to face appointment

(Examination required: BP, fundal height and fetal heart rate)

 

 

 

 

32 weeks

SMCA SMCA SMCA
34 weeks  SMCA SMCA SMCA

36 weeks 
(plus GBS swab) 

Hospital

Hospital (+ Anti D)

Hospital
38 weeks SMCA SMCA SMCA
38/40 weeks SMCA SMCA Hospital

41 weeks (if required) 

Hospital Hospital Hospital

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