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Aboriginal Maternal Infant Health Service (AMIHS)

  • We off you a culturally appropriate, flexible, community based service during pregnancy and birth
  • This service is for Aboriginal women and women with Aboriginal children
  • We aim to improve the health outcomes of you and your children

The AMIHS service is delivered by an Aboriginal Health Worker and a Midwife working together to deliver care before and after you have your baby.

We empower women through education, building skills and sharing knowledge, to help you have a healthy pregnancy and a strong baby.

How will this Aboriginal Maternal Infant Health Service help you?

Services provided will vary between communities but include:

  • Hospital bookings
  • Antenatal & post-natal checks
  • Home visits
  • Information about what to expect in pregnancy and labour
  • Support through labour and birth
  • Help in organising GP and specialist care and links to other support services
Last updated: 18 June 2018
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