What are your qualifications?

Amanda is an Endorsed Midwife and IBCLC Lactation Consultant with over 25 years experience in caring for families.

 

She is a financial and professional Member of LCANZ, Lactation Consultants of Australia and New Zealand, ILCA, International Lactation Consultants Association and AHPRA, Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

 

Amanda abides by the ‘Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics’ for her professions.

How can you help give myself and my baby a happy and healthy pregnancy?

It is my aim to support you with information at this important time. Caring Hands has developed the ‘Wellness Program’. At my clinic or in your home, you and your partner will have quality time to discuss many topics such as, pregnancy health, birth preparation, parenting preparation, breastfeeding, understanding what to expect physically and emotionally.

How do I organise a consultation?

Contact Caring Hands by filling out the form on our contact page or phone Amanda directly on her mobile.

 

You will be contacted within 24 hours to discuss your needs and the type of care you wish to receive.

Where will the consultations take place?

We recognise that individual families have individual needs, therefore our services will be available according to your requirements. You are able to choose where and when you would like your consultation to take place; at your home, in hospital or in the clinic. 

 

Our care will include visits from Amanda at the location of your choice with additional follow-up phone calls.

What costs are involved? Do you offer packages?

The type of care we offer is extensive and varied and we allow for individual needs. Therefore we ask you to contact us so we can give you accurate information regarding fees. Packages are also on offer and are recommended for ongoing care from pregnancy to after birth.

I am concerned about how I am going to cope when my baby is born!

You are certainly not alone! Many parents-to-be and parents with young babies and children feel this way. Mixed feelings of joy, confusion and exhaustion are common.


Help is available and it is important to recognise that to give your baby the attention they need, you first to have look after your self. As midwives and mothers ourselves we understand the importance of support during this time. We are able to support you so you can be the parent that you want to be.

How regularly do I see my Midwife and Lactation Consultant?

Caring Hands understands that every families journey is unique and different. We also know that every baby is different and they change constantly throughout those early months.

 

You will be able to discuss what is the best approach for you when you contact Caring Hands.

Can I claim fees through my Private Health Fund?

Clients may be eligible for rebates on Caring Hands Services through their Private Health Funds.

 

Please make enquiries directly to your fund provider.

Do I need a referral?

No formal referrals are needed to receive care from your Midwife and Lacation /consultant. You are able to contact Caring Hands directly and receive the care you need when you need it.