FAMILY MEDICINE OBSTETRIC CLINIC – Sandringham Hospital
Antenatal care given by Specialist Obstetricians and GP’s in the clinic attached to the hospital. You do not have a choice in who delivers your baby. This care is bulk billed.
MIDWIFE CLINIC – Sandringham Hospital
Trained Midwives are available to care for healthy women (conditions apply).
SHARED CARE – Sandringham, Royal Women’s, Mercy & Monash Hospitals
Dr Joanne Simpson, Dr Irena Vigderovich, Dr Tammy Herring, Drs Marita Campbell, Dr Jane Isaac and Dr Sue English. If your family doctor has an affiliation to the hospital they can share your care with doctors at the hospital clinic. However your family doctor will not be able to deliver your baby. This will be done by the GP obstetrician or obstetric registrar or midwife on duty.
PRIVATE SPECIALIST OBSTETRICIAN
Referral from your GP is needed for specialist care. In the case of a private specialist obstetrician they will deliver your baby and you will see them throughout your pregnancy. Costs apply and you will need to speak directly to the specialist rooms. Specialist obstetricians deliver at various private hospitals; please discuss options with the individual specialist.
Mercy, Monash, Frankston, and the Royal Women’s Hospitals have public antenatal and birthing units available.