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  • Shared maternity care is a popular option of care for healthy women with a low-risk pregnancy.
  • Shared maternity care means that during your pregnancy, you can see the same general practitioner (GP), obstetrician or community midwife for most of your pregnancy visits with some visits at the hospital.
  • GPs who provide shared care must have extra training and qualifications and a special arrangement with the birthing hospital you want to use.

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Reviewed on: 10-03-2021