Has anyone here been through the group midwifery practice and know if it replaces the need for extra antenatal classes?
My doctor has indicated on my referral form that I want to be in the MGP but my first appointment at the hospital isn't until 20 weeks. My understanding is that the first appointment is with a midwife, then I have another appointment with a doctor and it is only after that point that I find out if I am in the MGP or not.
For the antenatal classes it is recommended that you book no later than 16 weeks - so I have called today and booked and paid. They told me on the phone that it won't double up with any other care I receive, but looking again at the MGP page I'm not so sure as it talks about antenatal sessions relating to labour & birth. I'm now completely confused! Have I just paid for something I may not even need?!