Your pregnancy appointments

We conduct antenatal appointments monthly until you reach 28 weeks, fortnightly until 36 weeks, and then weekly until you deliver your baby.

Each and every pregnancy is different and may run on a slightly different time schedule to the one listed below. The obstetricians will let you know at each appointment when you will next need to be seen. The schedule outlined below complies with the recommendations of the World Health Organisation.

Appointment with obstetrician

  • 8-10 weeks
  • 12-14 weeks
  • 16-18 weeks
  • 20 weeks
  • 24 weeks
  • 28 weeks
  • 32 weeks
  • 34 weeks
  • 36 weeks
  • 38 weeks
  • 39 weeks
  • 40 weeks
  • 41 weeks
  • 6-8 weeks postnatal

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Keeping pregnant mums and new babies cool

Brisbane is known for its humid weather, and while luckily it's not quite as unpredictable as some neighbouring southern states, can still pack an unexpected punch in the heat department. Most people who live in Brisbane have learnt of ways to cope when the heat index becomes less bearable, but carrying an inbuilt heater inside while pregnant, or indeed feeding and comforting a new baby who is also feeling the heat, adds a whole new dimension to uncomfortable...read more

Breastfeeding Support

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Does my baby need water?

It is one of the most common questions we hear as midwives – and the answer is simple - this might be the shortest blog I’ve ever written;..read more