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Maia Midwifery

Meg Young Maia Midwifery 

ABN: 24 306 181 704
AHPRA: NMW0001526768
Medicare Provider No: 6415511J
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My Story


I was inspired to become a midwife after the most amazing experiences having my own babies. My first two children were born in a tertiary hospital with fractured, inconsistent care. My third and fourth children were born in a Birthing Centre under the care of known midwives and the difference in care was like night and day. I had always had an interest in pregnancy and birth and loved all things baby, but it was the outstanding care I received from those midwives at the Birth Centre that really solidified what I wanted to do.

I have been a midwife for 13 years, with 10 of those years working in a Caseload Model of Care, providing public funded Homebirth. This is where my passion lies, in working alongside women to achieve the birth they know their bodies are built to do.

I learned quickly that Midwifery is not simply all about babies but is about the relationship and trust that is nurtured and grown with the woman during her pregnancy. I feel such privilege to bear witness to a woman’s passage to motherhood and assist her to find her innate birthing wisdom.

I am committed to offering respectful, evidence-based and excellent care that enables women to make fully informed choices and experience the best possible outcomes.


When I began my journey to becoming a midwife, it was always my long-held desire and intention to become a private practice midwife and truly experience the autonomy and independence that it provides and to truly work in partnership with women. I am thrilled now to be exactly where I always wanted to be.

I also hold a strong interest in and have trained in assisting women using hypnosis techniques for childbirth and have seen the benefits of it time and again.

 

Work Experience

  • 2010-2011 – Graduate Registered Midwife, Casey Hospital Monash Health

  • 2011-2012 – Registered Caseload Midwife, Casey Hospital Monash Health. Providing continuity of care across the full scope of practice. 

  • 2012-2021 – Registered Midwife/Clinical Midwife Specialist – Caseload Midwife - Homebirth Midwife – Casey Hospital Monash Health. Providing continuity of care across the full scope of practice, including public funded homebirth. 

  • 2022 – Endorsed private practice Midwife​

Education

  • 2006 – Box Hill Institute of TAFE -Certificate IV in Science

  • 2007 – 2009 - Victoria University – Bachelor of Midwifery

  • 2022 – Griffith University – Prescribing for Midwives

Contact

Meg Young                                     

Maia Midwifery                             

Pakenham, VIC

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Mobile: 0425 245 874

Website: www.maiamidwifery.com.au

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