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Tuesday, 19 September 2023.

The Pregnancy Research and Translation Ecosystem (PRT-E) - Join us in improving maternal and infant health

PRT-E is a unique research initiative built on partnerships with a diverse community of pregnancy care stakeholders.We’re a collaborative group of pregnancy care clinicians, community members and...

Wednesday, 12 April 2023.

Influenza vaccination in pregnancy

 Influenza is a serious disease for pregnant women and their babies. The best way to protect your newborn baby against influenza is to get vaccinated during pregnancy. Why you should...

Wednesday, 15 February 2023.

World-first online mental health check for new mums

A world-first online screening program is supporting the mental health of new and expectant mums across the Geelong region. To rollout the new initiative, Barwon Health has partnered with the...

Monday, 17 February 2020.

Reducing Perineal Tears: PROTECT Project

Barwon Health's Maternity Services are working with Safer Care Victoria’s Better Births for Women Collaborative to improve birth outcomes for all women by reducing the instances of severe...

Wednesday, 19 June 2019.

Celebrating Midwives

Barwon Health midwives again were busy in the lead up to International Day of the Midwife as they raised funds for maternity services. Last year, the team started a new tradition of running a...

Tuesday, 16 October 2018.

Koorie Birth Suite helping Close the Gap

Barwon Health has transformed a University Hospital Geelong birth suite into a welcoming, culturally-inclusive space for Indigenous families. The new Koorie Birth Suite is named Darrabarruk...

Tuesday, 11 September 2018.

Midwifery Group Practice celebrates 10 years

On Thursday, 6 September 2018, Barwon Health's Women's and Children's Service celebrated 10 years of the Midwifery Group Practice program, supporting midwifery-led maternity care for women and...

Thursday, 26 April 2018.

International Day of the Midwife 2018

Come along and show your support and appreciation for your local maternity service workers on Saturday, 5 May 2018. Maternity staff will be cycling along Geelong’s Waterfront in a ‘Call The...

Tuesday, 27 February 2018.

Refurbished Maternity Hub now open

Barwon Health's refurbished Maternity Hub at University Hospital Geelong officially opened on 28 February 2018. Director of Women's and Children's Directorate Claire Geldard said the...

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