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Maternity & Newborn Services

Midwife and mother with newborn baby home visit

What we do

Alpine Health midwives provide a range of antenatal (before birth) and postnatal (after birth) services to help you with your parenting journey. 

Alpine Health 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.


Birthing and Early Parenting Classes 

There are plenty of reasons to go to Birthing and Early parenting classes before your baby arrives. Apart from informing and equipping you with the knowledge and skills for the best start in your parenting journey, these local classes allow you to connect with other local people in a similar situation and provide up to date information relevant to wherever birthing is planned to occur. Generally classes are most beneficial when attended between 20 and 36 weeks of pregnancy. 

More information


Antenatal Checks

Antenatal checks by an Alpine Health midwife are available to pregnant women in conjunction with Bright Medical Centre during the 2nd and 3rd trimester. These visits are free of charge.


Postnatal (Home Visits)

Alpine Health registered midwives provide in home postnatal care for mothers and babies for the first week after birth. This includes; 

  • Monitoring growth and wellbeing of babies 
  • Recovery of mothers and adjusting to parenthood
  • Advice on feeding
  • Referral to other health care providers for specialised care.

How to access the services

Maternity Services Co-Ordinator can be contacted in business hours from Tuesday to Thursday.

►Phone:  0439 754 019

►Email: andrea.herrin@alpinehealth.org.au

Birthing and Early Parenting Classes 

Bookings can be made through the Maternity Services Co-ordinator or Mt Beauty Hospital Reception during business hours on 03 5754 3500.

Antenatal Checks

Pregnant women using Bright Medical Centre can contact Maternity Services directly, to arrange an antenatal check by an Alpine Health midwife.

Postnatal (Home Visits)

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

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