A longer stay. More time to bond. 

Don't rush the special times. Stay for several days at our private hospitals.

Our maternity care

When you choose a St John of God Health Care 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.

COVID-19 and pregnancy

We explain what to do if you have COVID-19 during pregnancy, including the importance of vaccination for you and your baby, as well as the steps you need to take if you go into labour while you are positive.

Don’t panic if you get COVID-19 during pregnancy.

Find out what to expect and tips from our experts in our short (1 to 2 minute) videos.

 

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.

Find an obstetrician

Choosing an obstetrician is an important part of early pregnancy. You should choosen an obstetrician you feel confident in - someone whose judgment and advice you can trust. Our find a doctor search shows you the contact details, photos and biographies of obstetricians practicing at your local St John of God Health Care hospital.

What mums-to-be 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 education

Parents often need a wide range of support and guidance when it comes to preparing for the arrival of their new baby, particularly if it is their first. We offer relaxed, informal classes hosted by experienced midwives, providing a safe environment to learn, share and ask questions. 

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.

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