Northbridge Medical Centre’s family planning clinic provides support and assistance for new families or those who are looking to start a family. From pre-pregnancy counselling and planning to ante-natal and post-pregnancy care, our experienced and supportive pregnancy doctors are dedicated to providing a tailored approach to your family care.
If you’re thinking about trying to get pregnant, it’s important to ensure your health is in the best position to take on this new journey. The reputable doctors at our Perth clinic can assist you with enhancing all areas of your lifestyle to ensure for your best chances of falling pregnant. We can also assist with pre-pregnancy counselling and family planning.
It is essential that you receive medical care throughout the duration of your pregnancy. If you have just found out you’re pregnant or suspect that you may be, it’s important your first appointment is with your GP. This will allow us to confirm your pregnancy and conduct a thorough check of your health and the health of your baby. We can also work with your midwife or obstetrician to ensure you receive the best level of care throughout your pregnancy.
Following the birth of your baby, approximately six weeks post-partum, it is highly recommended you visit your primary care physician for a checkup. This check will assess your physical and emotional wellbeing as well as the health of your newborn. Northbridge Medical Centre have doctors who are highly experienced in all matters of pregnancy who can assist you in your post-partum journey. We can also provide your child with their 6-week vaccinations.
If you are experiencing lactation or breastfeeding issues such as latching problems, engorged breasts or inadequate milk supply, we can assist you in improving breastfeeding for your child.
Having a baby is a life-changing and sometimes overwhelming experience for new mums and dads. Post-natal depression and anxiety is quite common with more than 1 in 7 new mums and up to 1 in 10 new dads experiencing symptoms after birth. The severity of post-natal depression and anxiety can vary with symptoms such as mood swings, sadness, irritability, excessive crying and reduced concentration being present at any given time.
If you fear you or your loved one may be experiencing post-partum depression or anxiety, do not hesitate to get in touch with the experienced doctors at our family planning clinic for support.
Fertility concerns can be frustrating and overwhelming when trying to conceive. Our dedicated pregnancy doctors at Northbridge Medical’s family planning clinic can assist you with your pregnancy journey. If you’re under 35 and have failed to fall pregnant after 1 year of trying, or if you are over 35 and had no success in 6 months, we recommend seeing us for a fertility test.
There are number of medical and lifestyle factors that may impact on your fertility, and it’s important to have these assessed by your GP. At Northbridge Medical Centre, we can conduct fertility tests for both men and women to diagnose any underlying causes.