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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Caring for Aboriginal mothers and babies - maternal examination (2014)

Author

Sista Girl Productions

Publisher

The Royal Women's Hospital Victoria

City

Melbourne

Type

Audiovisual

 

Description

This video resource has been produced for midwives, nurses and Aboriginal Health Workers to help them provide culturally safe maternity care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mothers.

A midwife explains the process involved when performing a post natal examination of a Aboriginal mother before being discharged from hospital.

The video highlights the importance of discussing with the mother:

The video also highlights the vital role of the Aboriginal Liaison Officer.

The video was produced in partnership with the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO), Koori Maternity Services and Maternity services program.

Abstract adapted from the Royal Women's Hospital Victoria

Contact details

Terori Hareko-Samios or Elisha Jones
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Liaison Officers
The Royal Women's Hospital
20 Flemington Road
Parkville Vic 3052
Ph: (03) 8345 3048
Ph: (03) 8345 3047

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Last updated: 18 August 2014
 
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