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"Birth Experience superseded all expectations."

About: Box Hill Hospital

(as the patient),

I took part in the midwifery program at Boxhill hospital & was taken care of by a midwife for the duration of my pregnancy, who was also on call for my labour. My experience was exceptional & I could not fault the midwife (Vanessa) who took the time, care & professional diligence to ensure my birthing experience was a safe, positive & inspiring outcome. Vanessa ensured she took my past experience & turned my current pregnancy into an extremely positive outcome, resulting in a much shorter labour, drug free & unassisted vaginal delivery with a healthy baby.

Vanessa & her colleague visited my home on 4 occasions my first week home to ensure myself & baby were doing well. The girls were also on call for all of my questions throughout my pregnancy & postnatal care.. My experience was extremely positive & superseded all expectations.

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Response from David Plunkett, Chief Executive, Eastern Health 6 years ago
David Plunkett
Chief Executive,
Eastern Health
Submitted on 4/10/2016 at 9:05 PM
Published on Care Opinion on 5/10/2016 at 2:43 PM

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Dear Patient89

Thank you so very much for taking the time to provide your feedback on Patient Opinion. We receive so much wonderful feedback regarding the Midwifery Group Practice service. Feedback such as yours clearly show the value women find through having the same midwife or group of midwives providing care and support throughout their pregnancy, birth and post natal period.

I will make sure the midwives, especially Vanessa, receive your feedback as we all love to know we have made a difference!

I trust your life is getting into a routine, with some well deserved sleep!! Enjoy every moment with your baby as they are certainly very precious times.

Take care and kind regards


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