Whether you are reading this because you have recently discovered you are pregnant (congratulations!) or are hoping to become pregnant, we can help. An experienced obstetrician and midwife team can be a great support through your journey to motherhood.
At Dr Morris | Sydney Mother & Baby, we provide the highest level of obstetric care, both medical and administrative. All patients receive regular antenatal consultations with a midwife, access to advice, external support when required, plus antenatal breastfeeding education.
Dr Morris also offers his patients a comprehensive range of antenatal and postnatal education classes, to equip them with the skills and knowledge needed for a comfortable pregnancy and birth.
Our practice is fitted with the latest diagnostic equipment, including a 4D ultrasound so you can see and hear your baby. Dr Morris performs an ultrasound at each of your visits, as part of your antenatal care.
Your First Appointment
We recommend booking your initial appointment between the first 7 – 10 weeks of pregnancy. During this appointment, Dr Morris will perform a dating scan with one of our advanced 4D ultrasounds, take your history, discuss birth choices and answer any questions you may have about this exciting time.
Following this, Dr Morris will see you approximately every 4 weeks up to 28 weeks, fortnightly from 28 to 36 weeks, and then weekly until your baby is born.
Dr Morris | Sydney Mother & Baby – The Benefits of Being a Patient
Dr Morris | Sydney Mother & Baby is a women’s health practice, dedicated to caring for women during pregnancy and the postnatal period. Patient comfort and wellbeing is our priority. We aim to deliver the best possible standard of care, while providing you with the services of a committed and passionate, multi-disciplinary, team of professionals.
As a patient, you will receive the following services and benefits:
In addition to the experience and expertise of Dr Morris as your obstetrician, you will receive care from a team of highly qualified and experienced midwives. The team comprises of midwife, Penny Stanbury, and midwife and lactation consultant, Angela Smith.
Our midwives will be an invaluable resource to you for information, guidance and support. You will see our midwife, Penny Stanbury, at most visits, in addition to your consultation with Dr Morris.
Between visits, if any concerns arise, our phone lines are always open to you for guidance and advice from our midwifery and lactation team.
As a patient of Dr Morris you will have access to a range of antenatal breastfeeding classes throughout pregnancy, as well as, complimentary lactation appointments after birth with our experienced lactation consultant, Angela Smith.
These private breastfeeding appointments are complimentary in the first 6 weeks post birth. In addition to these appointments we also offer an informative and interactive postnatal support program that covers topics such as baby behaviour and sleep patterns, how to avoid and treat mastitis and introduction of solids.
Antenatal and Postnatal Education
You will have exclusive access to an extensive range of antenatal and postnatal education classes. Including our pregnancy, birth and parenting series, anaesthetics class, yoga, baby massage and many more. These are taught by our midwifery and lactation team, and are designed to make your journey as smooth as possible.
We also provide further classes with other clinicians on their particular area of expertise, including anaesthesia, physiotherapy, health and well-being.
Our classes are held both online and in our custom designed classroom, which is conveniently located downstairs from Dr Morris on level two. The classroom is fitted with advanced audio-visual equipment, interactive models and demonstrative props, so that you can engage in the learning experience in a hands-on and enjoyable way.
During this period of COVID-19 our classes continue to run as online are fully
To view the full list of classes and timetable, please see classes page.
We look forward to hearing from you soon.
Choice of Hospitals
As a patient of Dr Morris, you can select from four hospitals for your birth, and choose the environment and facilities that best meet your requirements. These are:
North Shore, The Mater and Prince of Wales Private, require that you make your own maternity booking. We recommend you do this early on in your pregnancy, as space may be limited. While the Royal Prince Alfred is a public hospital, you will be booked and admitted as a private patient. Our office will need to make this booking for you, so please advise us at your earliest convenience if you wish to attend there.
For hospital contact details, please call or email us. We are also happy to assist with any further questions you may have.
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