The Child and Maternal Health team provides services to pregnant Aboriginal women and women with Aboriginal partners.

 

The team consists of 2 Aboriginal Health Workers and a Nurse/Midwife/Early Childhood (where applicable).

 

Services they can provide include:-

• Antenatal care such as assistance with booking in to hospital, appointments with Doctors, Ultrasound, Pathology and Antenatal checks with the Pregnancy Care Clinic.

• Advocacy and support

• Early Childhood Immunisations

• Early Childhood Checks and assistance with early intervention appointments

• Outreach Clinics and Home Visits

• Transport to appointments

 

The Child and Maternal Health Team Outreach to the following communities: - Griffith, Darlington Point, Leeton, Narrandera, Hay, Hillston, Lake Cargelligo and Murrin Bridge.

 

 

Marrabinya Mums & Bubs Group

 

The Child & Maternal Health Team also conducts a mother’s group called Marrabinya Mum’s & Bub’s. This group is targeted at Aboriginal Families with children aged 0-4 years of age.

It is normally run on a Tuesday at the Griffith AMS from 11am – 2pm.

Please note that this does not run during school holidays.

Parents are introduced to a variety of Guest Speakers/Service Providers giving them information and the life skills for better outcomes for their families.

 

 

Do I Need a Referral to access the Child and Maternal Health Team?

 

You can be referred to our program from your Doctor or Support/Health Worker.

Self-referrals are always welcomed

If you require the assistance of the Child & Maternal Health Team, please call the Griffith Aboriginal Medical Service on 0269620000

Child & Maternal Health

38-42 Jondaryan Avenue Griffith NSW 2680

Tel: 02 69620000

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