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"Homebirths in Broome"

About: Broome Health Campus / Maternity/Midwifery

(as the patient),

I am wondering what is the current situation with having a Homebirth in Broome. I heard the Community Midwifery Program had applied to do homebirths, such as is offered elsewhere in Australia, and I'm wondering where this process is currently at?

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Response from Kim Darby, Broome Operations manager, Broome hospital, WACHS 6 years ago
Kim Darby
Broome Operations manager, Broome hospital,
WACHS

manages broome hospital

Submitted on 28/01/2016 at 12:17 PM
Published on Care Opinion at 2:32 PM


Thank you “Broome Mum’ for your enquiry about homebirths in Broome. Whilst there has been some preliminary discussion within the Broome Midwifery Group Practice (MGP) for the development of a home birth service, I am not aware of any formal proposal for this birthing option.

For current birthing options available through Broome Hospital I would suggest you contact our Clinical Nurse Manager on 9194 2366.

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