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 Geelong Hospital.

From dream to birth and beyond - we're with you.

When you choose St John of God Geelong 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. Explore our maternity options or ask us more.

Not all pregnancies are the same, that’s why we offer maternity options tailored to support you, your baby and your family.

One hospital, two maternity care options.

When you choose St John of God Geelong Hospital, you are cared for by our leading obstetricians, specialist nurses, midwives, anaesthetists and parent educators.

You'll receive professional and friendly support in modern spacious facilities to make your hospital stay as comfortable as possible.

Your maternity choice

When you choose St John of God Geelong Hospital for your maternity care, you are giving your baby an exceptional start to life. Our maternity and neonatal facilities are some of the finest in the country and we offer comprehensive parent education to give you everything you need as a new mum.

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

Our obstetricians

Our obstetricians are leaders in their field and choose to work at St John of God Geelong Hospital knowing you receive the highest standard of care before, during and after your stay.

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.

Three is not a crowd

It’s not just Mum and baby who get to stay for several days, with partners encouraged to stay by your side, including overnight. Usually, this is something only a private hospital can offer.

Maternity room service

We know that while you are in hospital, meals are an important part of your stay and recovery. Our room service is available to our maternity patients and partner or support person when staying overnight in the maternity ward.

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.