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Maternity Unit


The Maternity Unit provides a comprehensive range of health services, starting with your initial ‘booking-in’ appointment and concluding with the home visits by our domiciliary midwives.

The outpatient department offers a range of clinics, services and programs to support you throughout your pregnancy. An outpatient lactation day stay service is also offered.

The inpatient department comprises of five birthing suites, including two Family Birth Centres, antenatal and postnatal rooms, and an eight cot Level 2 Special Care Nursery. Private patients are allocated private or shared rooms depending on availability and health insurance cover.

The outpatient department is situated on the ground floor adjacent to the Henry Bolte building lifts and the inpatient department, including the nursery, is on the fifth floor of the Henry Bolte building.

Contact details:
Maternity Outpatients: 5320 4533 or 5320 4820
Labour Ward: 5320 4979 or 5320 4980

Information resources:
Download our booklet about 'Having a Baby' here
Helpful resources about breastfeeding here.

BHS G.P. Liaison Unit