Postnatal Care For Mothers and Newborns

After birth clinic - Tailored care with a holistic approach

Our supportive GP’s are here to provide families and mothers with postnatal care tailored to their situation. You can rely on your doctor to provide the care and support you need and deserve after birth. 

By receiving early care for you and your newborn, you can prevent issues from arising in the postnatal period. You can discuss any concerns or questions you may have with your doctors, this is especially important for new mothers needing guidance and advice. 

Your consult may involve any of the following topics:

  • Breastfeeding support
  • Routine postnatal checks for mother and baby
  • Settling in at home with new baby
  • Parenting support
  • Baby Sleep and settling strategies
  • Infant Feeding
  • Postnatal feelings and depression
  • Special needs
  • Multiple births
  • Premature infants
  • Returning to work

Postnatal Care FAQs

    The major elements of postnatal care include:
  • Doctor & nurse review of mother and newborn
  • Counselling on routine care practices
  • Dispensing and related counselling for routine preventive interventions
  • Assessment and case-management and referral for any identified complications or risk conditions
  • The postnatal period is usually defined as the first 6-8 weeks after birth. Postnatal care should begin immediately after birth and continue throughout this period.

    Find your preferred postnatal GP by booking an appointment with Carina Medical Centre.

    You can book online by clicking here, or call us on 07 3398 8188