During your pregnancy

Pregnancy can be a wonderful and exciting time but it can also be an emotional time which presents a number of doubts and questions - especially for first-time parents.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) information

Due to state COVID-19 restrictions, information on this page may be subject to change. Please see our latest Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) information for the latest details, or contact us directly.

We can support you during your pregnancy to help build your knowledge and confidence in what’s ahead.

Services we offer for maternity patients booked at the hospital include parent education classes, maternity unit tours, booking-in clinics and telephone support.

Parent education classes

We offer comprehensive parent education - covering many aspects of pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and early parenting.

These relaxed, informal classes hosted by experienced midwives offer you a safe environment to learn, share and ask questions. There is a choice between online and in person sessions.

For enquiries and bookings, please call antenatal reception on 9462 4571.

COVID-19 vaccine 

Find out more information on the impact of the COVID-19 vaccine pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Telephone support on maternity questions/concerns

You are welcome to contact our Maternity Unit with pregnancy-related concerns or questions they might have.

A registered midwife will assess your situation and refer you to the most appropriate service. 

For example, they might:

  • suggest you attend the hospital for a further check or to begin your labour
  • recommend you present to an emergency department for specialised medical care
  • advise you to liaise with your obstetrician or GP.

Please contact us if you:

  • have any concerns related to your pregnancy
  • think you are in labour
  • are experiencing any blood loss from your vaginal area or a rupture of membranes (‘waters breaking’)
  • have a severe headache and/or visual disturbances such as blurred vision
  • experience intense abdominal pain
  • notice reduced baby movements.

To get in contact with our Maternity Unit, please call 9462 4558.

To find out more about coming to the hospital for maternity care and where our services are located within the hospital, view this video.

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