Celebrated Midwifery program now in Loxton

June 9, 2023 9:10 am in by

An award winning midwifery care program is now running in Loxton.

The official launch took place this week – with the program running for some time at Berri’s Riverland General hospital.

Just recently the local health network picked up the Excellence in Practice – Team award at the 2023 SA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards for the program, which sees expectant mothers assigned a dedicated midwife through the pregnancy until 6 weeks post birth.

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Riverland Mallee Coorong Advanced Midwifery Manager Vanessa Drummond said this expansion will offer people who are expecting across the region more care and certainty throughout their pregnancy and beyond.