The Antenatal Healthy Weight Management service is facilitated by a clinical psychologist.  It is an evidence-based program to support women to develop helpful patterns of thinking and behaviour to better manage their weight during their pregnancy.

The aim of the service

  • Improve clients’ knowledge and understanding of weight.
  • Assist clients to develop individualised plans and strategies to manage their weight during their pregnancy.
  • Promote healthier eating habits and increased physical activity
  • Support clients to develop a healthier relationship with their body and mind.
  • Improve clients’ well-being and confidence in their ability to self-manage their health.

Who are our clients?

This service is for women who are having difficulty managing their weight during their pregnancy. 

What can clients expect?

A member of the Healthy Weight Management service will contact clients upon receipt of a referral to discuss their individual needs.

How can you access this service?

Please address all referrals to the Psychology Department – Antenatal Healthy Weight Management Service.

Completed referrals are to be submitted to:

Central Intake
Grampians Health Ballarat
Phone: (03) 5320 6690
Fax: (03) 5320 3893

Please note: We accept self-referrals or referrals from health professionals.

Ballarat Base Hospital


1 Drummond Street North
Ballarat VIC 3350


(03) 5320 6690


(03) 5320 3893


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