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The Personal Touch: How Private Obstetric Care Prioritizes You and Your Baby
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In a world increasingly dominated by technology, impersonal interactions, and hurried consultations, the journey of childbirth remains one of the most intimate and deeply personal experiences for a family. As a private obstetrician serving wonderful families in Brisbane, I’ve always believed that the heart of obstetrics lies in the personal touch. Here’s a closer look at how private obstetric care honours this belief by placing you and your baby at the forefront.

Why Personalized Care Matters

  • Building Trust and Relationships: Having a single dedicated obstetrician throughout your pregnancy journey creates a continuity of care. This fosters a deep sense of trust, as the doctor becomes familiar with your personal and medical history, preferences, fears, and aspirations.
  • Flexibility in Appointments: Unlike the often rushed environment of large public hospitals, private care affords longer consultation times. This means more time to answer your questions, provide comprehensive care, and ensure you never feel like ‘just another patient.’
  • Customised Birth Plans: Every birth story is unique. Whether you have preferences about pain management, birthing positions, or post-birth procedures like skin-to-skin contact, private obstetric care tailors the experience to your desires, ensuring the birth story is truly yours.

Prioritizing Your Baby’s Needs

  • Advanced Neonatal Care: Private facilities often have access to state-of-the-art neonatal care units. This ensures that if your baby needs a little extra help, they receive top-tier care right from their first breath.
  • Immediate Bonding: There’s a special emphasis on early mother-baby bonding. Private care often facilitates immediate skin-to-skin contact, promoting bonding, breastfeeding success, and emotional well-being.

Beyond the Medical

  • Holistic Approach: Private obstetricians recognize that pregnancy and childbirth aren’t just medical events but deeply emotional and transformative experiences. Hence, there’s an emphasis on mental and emotional health, with resources like counselling and therapy easily accessible.
  • Postnatal Support: The journey doesn’t end with birth. With private obstetric care, postnatal visits ensure both mother and baby are thriving. Be it breastfeeding guidance, postpartum depression screenings, or baby’s growth checks, the care continues.

In Conclusion

At the heart of private obstetric care is a profound respect for the sanctity of the mother-child bond. It’s a commitment to ensure that this life-changing journey is navigated with grace, understanding, and above all, a personal touch that sees and honours the individual needs of each family.

In choosing this path, know that you’re not just a name on a chart, but a cherished member of a community dedicated to celebrating the beautiful journey of parenthood.


You can make an appointment with Dr Kenny on 07 3188 5000.

This article is written to be informative and does not substitute seeking a professional consultation from a medical professional.

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