After you have your baby
Gold Coast Health provides a number of postnatal (after birth) care services to help you in the initial days and weeks after the birth of your baby.
Access to these services can be arranged by your midwife or health practitioner and include:
- Midwifery @ home—to support mothers after discharge
- Lactation consultant—to assist with breastfeeding
- Breastfeeding clinic—providing practical assistance with breastfeeding.
Community Child Health Service—providing a wide range of free health services including child development services, child youth and family health, and community paediatrician.