Northern Sydney Local Health District Wiyanga Cultural Birthing Practises

The NSLHD Wiyanga Maternity Project- Wiyanga is a Gaimariagal word for ‘mother’. The Wiyanga project, funded by the Commonwealth Government and facilitated through NSW Health, focussed on improving the experience for First Australian mothers and families through their maternity journeys within mainstream public hospitals. The Project involved the consolidation of cultural knowledge, in consultation with an Elder Lore Woman, focussing on cultural birthing practices for First Australian women.   Set of resources produced.

 

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Susan Moylan-Coombs