Fees

Amy & Helen at Eastside Midwives & Counselling offer a range of services and packages to suit all families and budgets. If you would like just one session or if you wanted full pregnancy and breastfeeding support, we can help you.


Medicare rebates are available with a signed medical referral, amount of rebates depends on your Medicare Safety Net. Some private health funds offer rebates on private midwifery services, please contact your fund directly to see if this applies to you.


If you wanted a midwifery service not listed, please contact us at enquires@eastsidemidwives.com and we can discuss your requirements.


*Medicare rebates are significantly higher for packages than for one off appointments, making packages remarkably affordable.*


Initial Appointment to discuss what we offer (30mins): $80 (rebate approx. $45)


Pre-Pregnancy Advice (50mins): $150 (rebate approx. $45)


One on One Pregnancy Appointment & Education (50mins): $150 (rebate approx. $45)


Lactation Appointment (50mins): $150 (rebate approx. $65)


Counselling Appointment (50mins): $150 (rebate available during pregnancy and until your baby is 7wks old)


Pregnancy Support Package

Pregnancy is a beautiful time of your life, but it can also be very confusing. There is so much conflicting advice that families can feel overwhelmed. Eastside Midwives offers couples an individualised pregnancy support in the form of relaxed, supportive and educational appointments with the same midwife. During your four consultations your midwife will provide you with education on pregnancy, birth, infant feeding and coping strategies for your new family. We also offer you an open place to discuss pregnancy testing, birth preferences and infant feeding.


Package Includes:

Pregnancy Education Support Appointments x4
Birth Plan Appointment x1
Total Cost: $650
(Medicare rebate approx: $450, out of pocket approx: $200)
*additional appointments are available

Breastfeeding Support Package

Breastfeeding is a beautiful and natural experience. It has abundant benefits for both mother and child, but it can pose challenges. Eastside Midwives offer the ultimate package to support your journey in breastfeeding. Towards the end of your pregnancy we meet with you and your partner for an individual education session on breastfeeding preparation. During this time we answer all of your questions. After the birth of your baby we offer four breastfeeding support appointments to help you consolidate and maintain your breastfeeding relationship. In addition to this, we offer unlimited phone and email support until your baby is 6wks of age.


Package Includes:

Breastfeeding Education Session during your Pregnancy x1
Breastfeeding Support after your birth x4
Total Cost: $650
(Medicare rebate approx: $500, out of pocket approx: $150)
*additional appointments available

Post Natal Support Package

Many women find the time after you have your baby to be difficult, lonely and confusing. A sudden drop in hormones, conflicting advice and enormous changes in relationships can test any family. Eastside Midwives offers you an education session during your pregnancy to discuss the possible changes and have some plans in place before your baby is born. After the birth of your baby, we offer you four consultations to discuss post natal concerns including; birth debriefing, infant feeding, settling, normal newborn behaviours and emotional changes.


Package Includes:

Education Session during your Pregnancy x1
Post Natal Support x4
Total Cost: $650
(Medicare rebate approx: $500, out of pocket approx: $150)
*additional appointments available

Total Care Package

This is the ultimate package for any family. Eastside Midwives offers you three individualised pregnancy education sessions, a consultation regarding birth preferences and plans and an additional four consultations after the birth of your baby for support with infant feeding, settling, emotional changes and birth debriefing.


Package Includes:

Education Session during your Pregnancy x4
Birth Plan Appointment x1
Post Natal Support x4
Total Cost: $1000
(Medicare rebate approx: $650, out of pocket approx: $350)
*additional appointments available