Aboriginal Maternity Service

Koori Maternity Services (KMS)

 

The Mallee District Aboriginal Services Koori Maternity Program provides culturally appropriate maternity care and support for Koori and Torres Strait Islander women in Mildura, Swan Hill and Kerang.

The aim of the program is to increase access to antenatal care, postnatal support and hospital liaison to improve the health and wellbeing outcomes for Koori and Torres Strait Islander women and their babies.

Services provided include:

  • Family planning and contraceptive advice;
  • Support for women during their pregnancy;
  • Referrals into other relevant programs;
  • Antenatal and postnatal education and care;
  • Liaison with other health care providers;
  • Breastfeeding information and support.