Maternity Care Clinics

The Maternity Care Clinics are multidisciplinary clinics providing care to pregnant women with both low and high risk pregnancies.

The Parkville clinics provide primary and tertiary care, and are comprised of obstetricians (including maternal fetal medicine), midwives, GPs, psychiatrists, social workers, dieticians, physiotherapists and haematologists.

The Sandringham team, which provides primary care, is comprised of obstetricians, GPs and midwives.

Specialities

Parkville

  • High and low risk maternity care
  • General obstetrics
  • Maternal and fetal medicine
  • Mental health issues
  • Haematological and medical complex issues

Sandringham

  • Low risk maternity care
  • General obstetrics

Clinical inclusion

Parkville

  • Women with high risk pregnancies requiring tertiary care from the north-west of Victoria
  • Women who are pregnant and fall within the Women’s local metropolitan area

Sandringham

Women with low risk pregnancies who fall within the Sandringham Hospital local area:

  • singleton or dichorionic twin pregnancy
  • Parity: <5
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) > 17 and < 37.9 at date of referral
  • Resides within the area of the Women's at Sandringham

Clinical exclusion

Parkville

  • Women who are outside the Women’s local area.

Sandringham

  • Women who are outside the Sandringham Hospital local area
  • Women with high risk pregnancies 

Frequency 

Parkville

Pregnancy clinics operate five days a week.

Pregnancy care is provided by the maternity teams on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Tuesday evenings.

The Maternal Fetal Medicine clinics are an exception - these clinics operate on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  

Footscray, Strathmore and Fawkner satellite clinics

Footscray: Wednesdays  

Strathmore: Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Fawkner: Friday

Sandringham

Clinics are held on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Referral         

Please complete and fax the Fast Fax Referral form.

Appointment

On receipt of referral every client and referring doctor receives an acknowledgement letter explaining details of what needs to be done while waiting for an appointment. In the case of any complications arising before appointment dates, the doctor can send more information that will be considered for the client to get an earlier appointment.



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