Question: I am six weeks pregnant with my first baby and when I had my routine blood tests it revealed I was rhesus negative. What does this mean for me and my baby


The Midwife Check-in is a free and confidential telephone-based support program for pregnant women and new mums in Queensland. The goal of the program is to reduce the overall incidence of anxiety and depression

This program:

Women’s Health Queensland Wide is excited to launch a new program designed to support professional women in planning for their pregnancies, birth and return to work.

As experienced midwives, we speak to women every day who struggle to juggle their physical and emotional wellbeing with the demands of also being a new parent and planning their return to their careers.

We have decades of experience in helping women to transition successfully, calmly and positively back into their work places following pregnancy and delivery. 

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