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  • Midwives will be closely involved in your pregnancy care, support you during your labour and look after you and you baby after the birth.
  • Victorian midwives are highly trained and must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
  • Midwives work in shifts, so you will probably see several during your labour and hospital stay.
  • Midwifery group practice is where a small team of midwives care for you during your pregnancy, labour, birth and after the birth.

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Reviewed on: 03-12-2021