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Maternity

Visiting Hours: 
Between 11.00am - 12.00pm, 2.00pm - 4.00pm and 6.00pm - 8.00pm
Rest Period: 
Between 4.00pm - 6.00pm
Fathers and siblings may visit at any time at the discretion of nursing staff.

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
 
 
 
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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