Postnatal care with Monash Women’s

Maternity care with Monash Women’s doesn’t stop after pregnancy and birth. Learn about our postnatal care services and support provided to women and their families.

For COVID-19 related advice and information, please visit our COVID-19 information page for pregnant women and parents.

If English isn’t your first language, please visit our Translated Resources page.

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After baby pelvic care

Information on the support with pelvic recovery provided to women after childbirth.

Loving new mother practising skin-to-skin time with newborn baby

After caesarean birth

Information on care for women who have had a caesarean section.

Latina mom breast feeding newborn baby in private hospital

Breastfeeding support

Learn about our lactation support and Monash Health’s breastfeeding policy.

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Hospital in the home (HITH) maternity

HITH care is available to postnatal women as an alternative to staying in hospital.

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Extended postnatal care

Monash Women’s provides midwifery follow-up at home to ensure all is well with you, and your baby.

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Monash Newborn

Care at the very start of life for those who need it most.

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Complicated / traumatic birth

Birth does not always go to plan, Monash Women’s is here to help.

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Pregnancy and baby loss

Caring for women and families who are experiencing loss.

Stacey and Paul Och with baby Hendrix. NICU babies at Monash Children's Hospital. Copyright Monash Health. Not for use without prior written permission.

Resources on postnatal care

Helpful information for women who have recently given birth and parents with newborns.

COVID-19 information for pregnant women and parents.Learn more
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