Counties Manukau Health Maternal & Fetal Medicine Midwifery Service
The Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) midwives are a small team of community midwives with expertise in caring for women with pre-existing medical conditions, complicated multiple pregnancies or pregnancies where mother and/or baby has a medical complication.
The MFM midwives work as part of a multidisciplinary team including Obstetricians (pregnancy specialists) and Obstetric Physicians (medical specialists with a particular focus on pregnancy). The team have a weekly clinic at Module 10 in Manukau SuperClinic at Manurewa.
The MFM midwives provide support to self-employed and DHB midwives with advice and education regarding common medical conditions and their management. They liaise with Specialists on behalf of other midwives. They also provide antenatal and postnatal care for women with very complex pre-existing medical conditions where pregnancy can cause potential problems to either mum or baby. Care during labour and birth is provided by midwives employed by Counties Manukau Health at Middlemore Hospital.
Both the midwives in the Maternal Fetal Medicine Midwifery Service carry cellphones. When the midwife first contacts you she will give you her cellphone number so you can contact them during their working hours. Out of hours contact for support and advice is given via Birthing and Assessment on (09) 276 0056.
How To Make An Appointment
Appointments are made once a written referral is received from a GP, midwife or self referral from women who have been under the service before.
Appointments for the Maternal Fetal Medicine Midwifery Service are made through Maternity Administration at Middlemore Hospital via fax to (09) 276 0055.
You can telephone Maternity Administration on (09) 276 0187. All enquiries can be made Monday to Friday 8.00 - 16.00hrs.
All referrals to all the Maternity Services at Counties Manukau Health are processed by a midwife who reviews the information and arranges further appointments for maternity care.
Antenatal Care (Pregnancy)
Because pregnancy care is so important for your health and the health of your baby, it is free for all NZ citizens, residents and many other visa holders. Your midwife…
Counties Manukau Health - Middlemore Hospital
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Birthing and Assessment
09 277 1660
09 277 1600
Maternal and Fetal Medicine Midwives:
Dee Miles: 021 495221
Nalini Mehta: 021 784825
901 Great South Road
901 Great South Road
PO Box 98743
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This page was last updated at 8:39AM on September 11, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Counties Manukau Health Maternal & Fetal Medicine Midwifery Service.