+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    10,618
    Thanks
    905
    Thanked
    1,482
    Reviews
    19
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts

    Default Pregnancy care - how does it work?

    I feel like a fool asking this, as i have 2 children already, but i can't remember how it works
    If i am going through the public health system do i just call the hospital i want to birth in and book or do i need a referral? I vaguely recall some pregnancy line i had to ring last time to organise pregnancy care - anyone know what i'm talking about? Do i need to just call that number, if so how do i find that number?
    Now sure what to do from here..

    TIA

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    454
    Thanks
    24
    Thanked
    58
    Reviews
    0
    With me I called the hospital and they told me to book in when I was 10-12 weeks. I did all test ect b4 then with my GP.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Adelaide
    Posts
    1,439
    Thanks
    732
    Thanked
    452
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    You need to call the pregnancy hotline and they allocate you to a hospital depending on your address. I did manage to get my appointments moved from modbury to w&ch (where i am having my bub) but it took some convincing. The hotline gives you a reference number and the contact number at your allocated hospital. I would book in very early if you are planning on mgp as spaces are hard to get.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    10,618
    Thanks
    905
    Thanked
    1,482
    Reviews
    19
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Thanks, i have sorted it out now.

    What is mgp?

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    19
    Thanks
    26
    Thanked
    0
    Reviews
    0
    Midwifery group practice at the Women's and Children's hospital.


 

Similar Threads

  1. Age care work?
    By Jax Tellers Old Lady in forum General Chat
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 18-11-2012, 20:50
  2. child care rebate, how does it work?
    By Maximum22 in forum Family Finances
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 17-01-2012, 12:37
  3. Occasional Care - How does it work??
    By Manny in forum Childcare Options
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 14-12-2011, 21:41

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
Carmel's Beauty Secrets
7 Day Nail Growth Boosting Method Carmel's Beauty Secrets
The Nail Growth Boosting Method, will help transform your nails in just 7 days. You will also notice a big difference in their strength. It's so easy and only needs to be performed once a month.
Get your Nail Growth Boosting Method at the link below.
featured supporter
Carmels Beauty Secrets
An online beauty and wellness site which offers simple and effective time saving methods and tips which help you look younger for longer.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!