MY OBG Dedicated to caring & wellbeing of women. We are here to help you through your most important journey.
My OBG is conveniently located next door to St Vincent’s Private Hospital.
When you visit My OBG, you can expect to be treated in a respectful and supportive manner from your first contact with our reception staff to the care provided by our experienced clinical team.
We have a comfortable waiting area, children play area & ample parking space.
Why do I need an Obstetrician?
Obstetrics is the branch of medicine devoted to pregnancy and childbirth. The surgical field is usually combined with gynaecology,with gynaecology concerning the health of the female reproductive system.
Your Werribee obstetrician will offer specialist care in pre-pregnancy and planning, the three trimesters of pregnancy, childbirth and delivery, and any follow-up postnatal care. While providing routine pregnancy check-ups, obstetricians are also specially trained and equipped to handle high-riskpatient needs.
Depending on your needs and preferences your Werribee obstetrician will work closely with midwives, GP’s and hospital staff so you and your baby are entirely cared for.
During your pregnancy your Werribee obstetrician will:
- Examine the health of you and your baby
- Perform routine checks for any conditions and discuss the results with you
- Offer advice on staying healthy during pregnancy regarding diet, exercise, medications and lifestyle
- Aid you in coping with pregnancy-related discomforts like morning sickness and heartburn
- Methodically explain the processes of pregnancy and childbirth and help you in creating a personalised birth plan
Your obstetrician will also deliver your baby and monitor you both while you recuperate. Performing vaginal deliveries, inducing labour, forceps and vacuum-assisted delivery and caesarean deliveries, obstetricians are specially trained to deal with complications that could arise during labour and delivery. If there are no complications, you may be left in the capable care of your midwife. It can be comforting for women to know their private obstetrician in case there is any need for medical intervention.
MyOBG in Werribee
MyOBG is a group run by women for women. Our clinic’s female obstetricians are multi-cultural and many of us can speak multiple languages, so we can offer specialist care and bring a comforting simplicity to consultations. We keep abreast of innovative approaches and modern technology while providing personal, compassionate care for you and your family. We have a team of reliable private obstetricians with knowledge and experience, providing a thorough and holistic approach.
You will have your primary obstetrician, though we will ensure you meet the entire team so that if your doctor is unavailable, you will feel comfortable and cared for by a familiar face.
Introducing your private obstetrician– Werribee
Your first consultation will be centred around introductions, including getting to know the obstetrician and wider team and familiarising yourself with the practice and its services. Throughout this period, we get to know you and perform routine checks to cater our care to your specific needs.
On your first visit to us, your private obstetrician may ask you about:
- Height and weight
- Blood pressure
- Birth control
- Menstruation dates
- Allergies to medication
- Cervical and breast exams
- Abortions or miscarriages
- Family medical history
A high-risk pregnancy with a private obstetrician in Werribee
As specialists, all our obstetricians are trained and experienced in what can be categorised as a high-risk pregnancy. We provide personalised, comprehensive care to ensure the safety and wellbeing of you and your baby.
Conditions categorised as a high-risk pregnancy:
- If you suffer chronic health conditions
- Carrying twins or multiple births
- You are aged 35 or over
- You have a history of miscarriage, caesarean delivery or preterm labour
- Developing any complications that could affect mother or baby
Prenatal screening provided by a private obstetrician
Throughout your pregnancy, there are several screening tests available to you:
- First-trimester screening – an ultrasound to evaluate the foetus and identify any risk of chromosomal abnormalities
- NIPS – non-invasive prenatal screening – a blood test of the mother that can identify if the foetus has Down’s syndrome
- Diagnostic tests
- Second-trimester ultrasound – check the baby’s development, check for any abnormalities so the right action can be taken, confirm due dates
- Genetic testing – determining any possible inherited conditions.
An ultrasound is a medical scan using high-frequency sound waves to allow image capture from inside your body. They do not use ionising radiation that is used in x-rays, so there is no radiation exposure to the mother or baby.
Reasons to perform ultrasounds:
- A dating scan to confirm due dates and ensure the presence of a heartbeat
- A nuchal translucency scan which checks for a collection of fluid behind the baby’s neck to detect the possibility of a chromosomal abnormality such as Down syndrome.
- Anomaly scan, a detailed observation of umbilical cord, placenta uterus, cervix and the amniotic
More ultrasounds may be performed if:
- There are any complications
- You are carrying multiple babies
- There is any concern for the health of your baby
In some cases, there may be a need to perform a transvaginal ultrasound if:
- You are under 8 weeks pregnant
- The baby is sitting deep in the abdomen
- You are overweight
Ultrasounds are not required, and the decision is up to you. They are designed to reassure both mother and doctor that there are no irregularities during pregnancy.
Your midwife and obstetrician will guide you through the birthing process, ensuring the wellbeing of your baby and your comfort. Constant support through labour will be offered from your midwife, while the obstetrician may only see you every few hours. If any issues arise, you will be attended immediately. Our specialists are expertly trained to deal promptly with any complications that may occur. Your care will be tailored to what you and your baby need. This process is different for everyone and our team are highly experienced in:
- Vaginal births
- Caesarean delivery
- Multiple births
- Breech births
We will be monitoring you and your baby during labour and delivery ensuring you both remain safe and healthy throughout the process. Listening to the heartbeat to measure how the baby is coping, whether they are receiving enough oxygen, and to check that your baby is not becoming overly distressed.
After the birth
Immediately after the birth, your baby will be placed in your arms or on your abdomen and you will be aided in breastfeeding as soon as possible. The skin to skin contact immediately following birth helps strengthen bonds and triggers the breastfeeding reflux
Your female obstetrician will see you daily to check the health of you and your baby. Helping and offering guidance through these early stages of motherhood, a qualified lactation consultant may aid in breastfeeding and you will be provided with physiotherapy and recovery exercises. A postnatal stay is roughly three days following delivery, but you will not be discharged until you feel ready. The wellbeing of you and your baby is our top priority. Following your departure 24-hour support is available either at the clinic, hospital or over the phone.
For an appointment or any enquires, please feel free to get in touch. We provide services to people from across Melbourne’s western suburbs, Tarneit,St Albans, Werribee, Sunshine, Hoppers Crossing and Point Cook.