Maternity care options

Everyone has different needs during their maternity journey.

New private maternity model of care

St John of God Health Care has unveiled a new model of private maternity care across Perth. Under the new model, St John of God Mt Lawley Hospital obstetrics services will transfer to St John of God Subiaco Hospital on 20 December 2023. Find out more.

Pregnant patient and caregiver talking while seated

St John of God Mt Lawley Hospital has a number of different models of care to suit those with or without private health insurance, these include:

  1. Fully private model funded by private health insurance
    Choose a dedicated specialist obstetrician for all your care. This service is available to patients who hold Gold Level private health insurance coverage.

  2. Private model funded by the patient
    Choose a dedicated specialist obstetrician for your care and opt to self-fund your hospital stay.

We understand that this is a special time for you and your family and comparing these models alongside the public maternity offering is an important way to ensure you understand all your choices and to get the support you need during your pregnancy, birth and beyond.

Find out more about the Family Birthing Unit.