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Maternity and Women's Health Services

The Nutrition and Dietetics Maternity and Women’s Health Services team provides dietetic services to inpatients across Mater Mothers’ Hospitals as well as to other key areas, including:

  • pre and postnatal care
  • oncology.

In addition to inpatient services the Nutrition and Dietetics Maternity and Women’s Health Services team provides the following outpatient services:

  • obstetrics and gynaecology clinics
  • healthy start to pregnancy group
  • young women’s healthy start to pregnancy group
  • gestational diabetes specialist clinic.

For people who have private health insurance, our women’s health dietitians in Mater Health and Wellness specialise in:
 

  • pre and post natal care
  • nutrition for preconception
  • preconception weight loss / nutrition coaching
  • optimal pregnancy nutrition workshop
  • nutrition throughout pregnancy (including healthy weight gain in pregnancy, managing listeria and morning sickness)
  • diabetes/gestational diabetes in pregnancy
  • post-natal nutrition including nutritional needs for breastfeeding and weight management.

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