Research Article

Midwives’ Role in Providing Nutrition Advice during Pregnancy: Meeting the Challenges? A Qualitative Study

Table 1

Midwives’ specified models of care.

Midwife numberModels of care as specified by the midwives

Midwife 1The team leader, midwifery-led model of care/continuity of care
Midwife 2Lactation consultant/also has a private practice/does antenatal care but works mostly in postnatal care
Midwife 3Caseload/continuity of care
Midwife 4Community-based model/continuity of care
Midwife 5Hospital/rotate through different areas and does antenatal clinic/fragmented care/had been doing antenatal care for a few months
Midwife 6Private hospital/see women at booking only
Midwife 7Midwifery-led care/continuity of care
Midwife 8Hospital/midwifery educator/does antenatal clinic/fragmented care
Midwife 9Private practice for an obstetrician/fragmented care
Midwife 10Hospital/rotate through different areas/fragmented care/also a clinical midwife for midwifery model of care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women
Midwife 11Public hospital/fragmented care/mainly antenatal care in an Aboriginal health clinic and a midwives’ clinic in the country/also has private practice
Midwife 12Community-based/continuity of care
Midwife 13Team midwifery/birth centre/continuity of care
Midwife 14Hospital/educator/does antenatal classes/used to work in clinical area
Midwife 15Multidisciplinary team of midwives with residents and consultants/rotate through the clinic/fragmented care
Midwife 16Midwifery Group Practice (Caseload)/continuity of care