A longer stay. More time to bond.

You don't have to rush the special times with private maternity services at St John of God Ballarat Hospital.

From dream to birth and beyond – we’re with you.

When you choose St John of God Ballarat Hospital, you are choosing the option to have your partner stay with you overnight, a longer hospital stay, your own obstetrician, and access to breastfeeding and mental health support with us.
All with the support and care of our midwives, nurses and experienced caregivers.

Our support for you and your family

The care you receive from your obstetrician and our midwives and nurses supports you through your pregnancy, birth and into the early days of parenthood including with breastfeeding and mental health.

We even have a birth playlist so you have the perfect backing track for when you welcome your little one into the world. 

Our obstetricians

Our obstetricians are some of the leading specialists in Ballarat and the central highlands region and choose to provide maternity care at St John of God Ballarat Hospital because they know you and your baby will receive exceptional care. 

What you need to know

Find out more about your maternity journey, from the first, second and third trimester, birth, breastfeeding, and beyond. Not yet pregnant? Don’t worry, we have all the information you need too.

Parent and Infant Unit

The Parent and Infant Unit at St John of God Langmore Centre provides perinatal mental health services for new and expecting parents. Located in Berwick, the unit offers treatment for perinatal depression and anxiety.

Ask us more about our maternity services

Thinking of starting and expanding your family? Or have you just found out you are pregnant? Ask us about our maternity services, or let us know if you are keen to attend a maternity ward tour, and one of our maternity caregivers will be back in touch.


One of our caregivers will contact you during business hours.