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Maternity & Newborn Services

nurse with new parent and baby at home

What we do

Alpine Health supports all women from Alpine communities with antenatal (before birth) and postnatal (after birth) services, to help you on your pregnancy and parenting journey. 

Alpine Health is a Level 1 Service and is well prepared for fast unplanned births at each of our three Urgent Care sites in Bright, Myrtleford and Mt Beauty, but we do not provide planned birthing services.

Our small team of caring and skilled health professionals include local midwives and GP Obstetricians, who work together with you and your birthing hospital or other health services.

There is no direct cost to women for the services that we provide.

Pregnancy/Antenatal Care

Accessible, local and personal care offered by Alpine midwives and GP Obstetrician’s.

We work with other health services in our region to provide a range of care options based on your health, your baby’s health and your choices.

Want to know more about your options of care?

For more information, please contact one of our midwives

Birthing at Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) – you will be referred to us via your GP and NHW

Birthing at Albury Wodonga Health or elsewhere- you can refer yourself or your GP or Health Care Professional can refer you directly to us

Community Antenatal Care Clinic every Thursday by appointment

  • GP Obstetrician Dr Laura Zagorski every 4th Thursday
  • Myrtleford Southern Consulting Rooms
  • 30 O’Donnell Ave Myrtleford
  • Integrated with Northeast Health Wangaratta
  • Personal and friendly space where other children and partners are welcome to attend.
  • Bookings: Maternity Coordinator 0438 754 019
  • Email: [email protected]

Shared Care with Alpine Midwives and Dr Laura Zagorski (Mt Beauty Medical Centre)

  • Mt Beauty – Allied Health
  • 2-8 Hollonds St, Mt Beauty
  • Antenatal checks by appointment
  • Bookings: Phone Maternity Coordinator 0438 754 019
  • Email: [email protected]

Pregnancy Immunisations

  • Provided at the Myrtleford Community Antenatal Care Clinic, on Thursday’s by appointment.
  • Bookings Phone Maternity Coordinator 0438 754 019

Childbirth and Early Parenting Classes

Our FREE, face to face, small classes aim to increase confidence about labour, birth and early parenting. They are designed for pregnant women and their partners and/ or support persons to attend with plenty of time to ask questions and discuss what you want to know.

Contact us to make a booking or for advice about models of care and support services available, including referrals.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 0438 754 019



Class Dates

Class 1

Class 2

21 February 2024, Mt Beauty

28 February 2024, Mt Beauty

17 April 2024, Bright

24 April 2024, Myrtleford

22 May 2024, Mt Beauty

29 May 2024, Mt Beauty

17 July 2024, Myrtleford

24 July 2024, Bright

21 August 2024, Mt Beauty

28 August 2024, Mt Beauty

23 October 2024, Bright

30 October 2024, Myrtleford

20 November 2024, Mt Beauty

27 November 2024, Mt Beauty

Location & Time


5.30pm - 8.30pm

Myrtleford Hospital, Multi-Purpose Room


5.30pm - 8.30pm

Bright Hospital, Conference Room

Mt Beauty

5.30pm - 8.30pm

Mt Beauty Hospital, Conference Room


What to bring
  • Bring one set of baby clothes and a wrap for the first session (if you have some)
  • Please bring your dinner or snacks, microwave available.


Postnatal / Domiciliary (Home Visits)

Alpine Health registered midwives provide in-home postnatal care for mothers and babies during the week after discharge from hospital).

The number of visits depends on the needs of you and your baby.

This includes:

  • Monitoring the growth and well-being of babies 
  • Recovery of mothers and adjusting to parenthood
  • Advice on feeding
  • Referral to other health care providers for specialised care.
  • Newborn Screening and other blood tests

Birthing services refer Alpine mothers and babies directly to our service.  

Our midwives will connect you to the Maternal and Child Health Service. MCHS is a free service offered by The Alpine Shire, for children from birth to school age.

Hospital in the Home

Hospitals refer directly to Alpine Health Maternity services.

Tresillian@Alpine - Parent and Babies Outreach Service

How we help Families

Our experienced nursing staff can help with advice and support on your baby’s feeding, sleep and settling and your own emotional well-being.


Southern Consulting Rooms, Myrtleford Hospital, Myrtleford VIC 3737. Enter the Hospital campus via O’Donnell Avenue onto Myrtleford Hospital Road, then turn right into the Southern Consulting Rooms car park.


Appointments are available fortnightly on Wednesdays.


This is a free service for families with a Medicare card.

Your Health professional can make a referral or self refer by visiting the Tresillian website or phone AWH Tresillian Parent and Babies Service on 02 6051 7174

More Information

More information

Maternity Services Co-Ordinator (Tuesday to Thursday)

►Phone:  0438 754 019

►Email: [email protected]

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