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Caring Hands Home Maternity Services is privately owned and caters to families from all across Brisbane.


This unique service offers a holistic approach in educating and supporting families throughout pregnancy and long after their new baby arrives. Care can take place as private consultations in the client’s home.


“It is Caring Hands mission to support, assist, and empower women and their families using an intimate holistic approach. We are committed to making a positive difference to those whose lives we touch.”


A lactation consultant and/or midwife can supply you with the knowledge to identify and avoid any challenges before, during and after you have given birth.


Highlighted benefits are:

Peace of Mind

Being prepared can ensure a relaxed and happy family, and mum and baby will thrive!

Accurate Information

Specialist care from Caring Hands provides consistent advice in a way that can make sense to you and your partner to avoid conflicting and confusing advice that can cause unnecessary stress.

Increased Breastfeeding Success Rate

It is well documented that continued support of mums and bubs increases the success rates of breastfeeding.

Live at your own pace

Leave the hospital when you are ready, knowing you will have continued support and comfort in your own home. With ample time and privacy you can receive the care you deserve.

Continued Support

For as long as you need! Non-judgemental care from those who have also ‘been there’.


With specialist midwifery services you can gain referrals to additional support services and health professionals as required.

Save costs on hospital bills

Private health fund rebates are available (conditions apply).


Caring Hands Founder and Director Amanda Sykes is an Endorsed Midwife and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant with over 25 years of experience in caring for mothers and babies. 


“In the early years of my career as a Midwife, I realised the importance of continued support for all mothers and new families in the community. More help was needed so Caring Hands was born and has been assisting the individual needs of families for well over a decade.”


Professional Memberships held by Amanda:

LCANZ, Lactation Consultants of Australia and New Zealand

ILCA, International Lactation Consultants Association

AHPRA, Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency 

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