+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2015
    Posts
    4
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    0
    Reviews
    0

    Default need reccomendation for good obgyn/midwife in sydney area

    hello!
    i'm new to this forum, this pregnancy, and this country. i'm married to an aussie, just found out i'm about 5 weeks along--have no doctors here.

    i'm over 40, and need someone good with older mums-to-be, good with thyroid stuff, someone who takes a conservative approach. (progesterone, bringing tsh down to 1 or so, maybe heparin, etc) i had a m/c a few years ago in the USA, had some not so great medical advice then--and have since learned about good protocols from doctors/midwives back home--i'm hopeful, but need a good dr/midwife here to work with me!

    any suggestions? cheers and thank you!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Posts
    1,411
    Thanks
    475
    Thanked
    357
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    Where abouts are you located?

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2015
    Posts
    4
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    0
    Reviews
    0
    im in avalon, but can go anywhere in sydney area to a good obgyn/midwife

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2013
    Posts
    280
    Thanks
    304
    Thanked
    138
    Reviews
    0
    If you're in Avalon the nearest public hospital is Mona Vale. I had bub there and can only speak very highly of the care I received from the midwives. If you've had complications you would be assigned to the drs clinic.
    If you go private you will need to pay for an obgyn. This would cost around $7k (based on my friend's experiences). You could choose a dr who also delivers at mona vale (I believe this is dr jollows). Or you deliver at the SAN or North Shore Private would be the closest and then you need to find a dr that delivers there.
    There's a fb group for northern beaches mums that could probably give you some recommendations.
    Being in Avalon you've got a long drive to the private hospitals; if you birth naturally you might want to consider mona vale just for convenience
    Good luck and congratulations on your pregnancy!


 

Similar Threads

  1. need reccomendation for good obgyn/midwife in sydney area
    By kookaburra13 in forum First Trimester Chat
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 30-04-2015, 22:33
  2. need reccomendation for good obgyn/midwife in sydney area
    By kookaburra13 in forum Seeking a Maternity Hospital
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 18-02-2015, 09:35
  3. need reccomendation for good obgyn/midwife in sydney area
    By kookaburra13 in forum Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 18-02-2015, 09:15

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
SoftmatsSoftmats specialises in safe, non-toxic, and durable play mats. The international Premium Dwinguler™ Play Mats and ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›