Homebirth on Medicare in Australia
Are you interested in more information about Homebirth options in Australia?
Here is a list of hospitals or health services that provide Medicare funded access to home birth.
New South Wales
Belmont Birthing Service Homebirth Program
Freestanding birth centre within Belmont Hospital, also offering a homebirth service.
Belmont District Hospital
Croudace Bay Rd, Belmont
Ph: (02) 4923 2204
Midwifery Coordinator: Carolyn Hastie, 0428 112 786
St George Hospital Homebirth Service
The hospital has a homebirth service aka the maternity outreach program.
St George Hospital
Gray Street, Kogarah
Ph: (02) 9113 1111
Robin Skewes CMC at Tamworth Base Hospital -is authorised to attend homebirths through the public system.
Womens bodies emulate nature – the cervix opens like a rose…
Midwifery Group Practice WCH
Midwife-led care model, offering known midwife plus back-up midwife through pregnancy, birth (in hospital or home) and first six weeks postnatal.
Women’s and Children’s Hospital (public)
72 King William Rd, North Adelaide
ph: (08) 8161 7819
Book in via first appointment with Women’s Outpatients Clinic on (08) 8161 7592
contact – [email protected]
Northern Women’s Community Midwifery Program
Offers known midwife plus back-up through pregnancy, birth and first 4-6 weeks postnatal. Located within Northern
Women’s Community Health Centre
28 Philip Highway, Elizabeth
ph: (08) 8252 3711
Community Midwifery Programme
Run via Community Midwifery WA based in Fremantle Community Midwifery Programme (CMP) Community based midwife-led service, providing continuity of care throughout pregnancy, birth and postnatally.
Unit 1, 40 Pearse Street, North Fremantle
ph: 08 9430 6882
336 Oxford St, Leederville
ph: 08 9242 3330
Community Midwifery Practice & Homebirth Service
Northern Territory government supported home birth service within the Community Health Branch of the Department of Health & Community Services (DHCS).
Darwin: (mobile) 0417 810 535
Alice Springs: (mobile) 0401 114 188