It’s not always clear what you need to do when you first find out you’re having a baby. Canberra Maternity Options is the new way to learn about and access Canberra’s public maternity system.
To access Canberra’s public maternity system you will now:
call 5124 9977 to arrange your first appointment with a midwife
book an appointment with a GP for early pregnancy care
meet a midwife early in your pregnancy to talk about public pregnancy and birthing options, complete a health and wellbeing assessment and discuss the best options for you
receive ongoing local support before, during and after pregnancy.
For more information visit www.health.act.gov.au/maternity