Having a baby
Dr Emma Buckland is an experienced obstetrician who enjoys managing both high and low risk pregnancies.
Emma’s main rooms are in the Norfolk Centre, 3 Bayne St Bendigo. At these rooms she is able to do minor procedures such as insertion of Intra Uterine Devices or contraceptive implants or other minor procedures. There is an ultrasound machine which can be used to check on the health of a growing baby. Emma takes appointments on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. She is available other days in an emergency. She participates in the on call roster with the other Bendigo obstetricians for weekend cover.
Emma's main interests are management of high and low risk pregnancy, delivering babies at St John of God Hospital, Bendigo. She also does general gynaecology, focusing on pre pregnancy and early pregnancy care, menstrual management contraceptive counselling and menopausal symptom management. She can also care for women with prolapse or pelvic pain. She chooses not to do colposcopy (management of abnormal pap smears).
Emma has recently moved to the Bendigo region in July 2015. She has a public appointment at the Bendigo Hospital, working about 1 day per week in a variety of roles, gynae outpatients, operating and teaching trainee gynaecologists, and managing the labour ward overnight once per week. She can care for private obstetric or gynaecology patients at the Bendigo Hospital but prefers St John of God Hospital.
Profutura. This new antenatal vitamin has come onto the market. It has two different strengths, on for pre pregnancy up until 26 weeks and one for later pregnancy and breast feeding,
It is currently recommended that all pregnant women and their partners receive a whooping cough vaccine during pregnancy.