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Maternity

The Maternity Unit has 3 birthing rooms, and 12 post natal beds. Mothers have the option of post natal care from within the Unit or by early discharge and home visits from the Community Midwifery Support Program. Midwives also provide antenatal education for new parents.

 
All Maternity appointments and enquiries can be made on 4861 0186
 
Visiting Hours

 

To help us protect our patients, staff, community and you, we are limiting the number of visitors in response to the Covid-19 cluster in the region.

One nominated visitor per patient is permitted each day.
Patients will nominate the visitor who may visit.

Visitors whose names are not on the daily visitor log will not be permitted entry to the hospital
During this time children are not permitted to visit.
Maternity Unit - The nominated support person may attend at any time

Thank you for understanding this important safety strategy

Patient Visiting hours have changed
(Effective 24 July 2020 until further notice).
• 10.00am to 12.00 noon
And
• 5.00pm to 7.00pm
Health Screening Stations
We have set up screening stations to check on the health of staff, patients and visitors as they enter our sites. All visitors will be required to register.

Everyone attending the hospital is kindly requested to wear a mask.
Thank you for your understanding.

 

 
 
 
Child & Family Health Nurses
 
The Wingecarribee Community Health Child and Family Health Nurses offer a service to all parents and caregivers of children 0-5 years residing in the Wingecarribee Shire. There are 7 clinics located throughout the Shire and the services offered include guidance, information and support, regular checks of babies and children’s growth and development, home visits to all new babies, parenting education groups, breastfeeding education and support, information sessions for specific groups and referrals to other appropriate services.

Appointments can be made by contacting the Community Health Centre on 4861 8000 during business hours.

Mothersafe - drugs and medications
02 9382 6539 (Sydney Metro Area)
1800 647 848 (outside Sydney)

Australian Breastfeeding Association
Breastfeeding Helpline: 1800 686 268
www.breastfeeding.asn.au

Pregnancy, Birth and Baby Helpline
1800 882 436

The Childrens Hospital Westmead
www.chw.edu.au

Tresillian
02 9787 0855 (Sydney Metro Area)
1800 637 357 (outside Sydney)
www.tresillian.net

Beyond Blue
www.beyondblue.org.au

Karitane
1300 227 464
www.karitane.com.au
 

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