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Auburn Hospital - Top

Address: Norval Street, Auburn 
Ph: 8759 3000
No. Of Maternity Beds:
12
No. Of Births Annually: 1350
Prenatal Classes: Saturdays
Shared Care/Rooming-in:
Yes
Birth Centre: No
Midwives’ Clinic: Yes
Lactation Consultant: No – trained staff
Interpreter Service: Yes
Neonatal Intensive Care: Level 2
Delivery Suites/Birthing Rooms: 6/6
Booking:
Call 9563 9894 to make an appointment
Support People/Siblings Allowed:
Yes – in consultation with staff
Mother Chooses Style Of Birth:
Yes, if safe – no bathtub
Visiting Hours:
10am-1pm and 3-8pm (or arrange with staff), maximum of 4 visitors at once
Nursery Facilities For All Babies:
No
Postnatal Support:
Physiotherapy, one-to-one postnatal education, Centre of Excellence for Multicultural Needs
Counselling For Special Needs: No
Future Plans:Baby Friendly Health Initiative accreditation (see www.bfhi.org.au)



Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital - Top

Address: Eldridge Road, Bankstown
Ph:
97227823
No. Of Maternity Beds: 20
No. Of Births Annually: 2200
Prenatal Classes:
Yes
Shared Care/Rooming-in:
Yes/Yes
Birth Centre:
No
Midwives’ Clinic: Yes – multilingual staff
Lactation Consultant:
No, but trained staff
Interpreter Service: Yes
Special Care Nursery:
Yes
Delivery Suites: 6, with ensuites
Birthing Rooms: 1, with ensuite
Booking: 9722 8333 – referral required
Support People/Siblings Allowed:
Yes – siblings by special request
Mother Chooses Style Of Birth: Active births encouraged
Visiting Hours: 10am to 8pm
Nursery Facilities For All Babies: Yes for babies that are unwell
Postnatal Support:
Yes – midwifery support program
Counselling For Special Needs: Yes – social workers available


Blacktown Hospital - Top

Address: Blacktown Road, Blacktown
Ph: 9881 8000
No. Of Maternity Beds: 30
No. Of Births Annually: 3200
Prenatal Classes:
6-week sessions, day and evenings, all-day Sat sessions, monthly
Shared Care/Rooming-in: Yes/Yes
Birth Centre: Yes – 3
Midwives’ Clinic:
Yes
Lactation Consultant:
Yes
Interpreter Service: Yes – multilingual support staff, including multilinguial liason officer
Neonatal Intensive Care:
No – Special Care Nursery only
Birthing Rooms: 9, with private ensuites
Booking:
9881 8393 – referral required
Support People/Siblings Allowed: Yes
Mother Chooses Style Of Birth:
Yes
Visiting Hours:
10am-1pm, 4-8pm. Partners any time.
Nursery Facilities For All Babies:
Special Care Nursery/ Level 4 only and 33 weeks plus cared for .
Postnatal Support: Early-discharge program / midwifery group practice or caseload
Counselling For Special Needs: Caesarean-section support group
Additional Information: Antenatal shared care with GP

            


Bowral Hospital - Top

Address: Mona Road, Bowral
Ph:
4861 0224
No. Of Maternity Beds:
12
No. Of Births Annually: 500
Prenatal Classes:
Conducted over 4 weeks by midwives, also young parents’ antenatal classes over 5 weeks in community setting led by midwives and involving other service providers. Classes can also be conducted over 2 full Saturdays
Shared Care/Rooming-in:
Yes/Yes
Birth Centre: No
Midwives’ Clinic:
Yes
Lactation Consultant:
International Board Certified Lactation Consultants available
Interpreter Service: Telephone only
Neonatal Intensive Care: Level 1 nursery plus 2 Level 2 cots
Delivery Suites:
3
Booking: By midwives from 14 weeks’ gestation, unrestricted but referral required
Support People/Siblings Allowed:
2, or by negotiation with midwife. Siblings need own support person.
Mother Chooses Style Of Birth:
Yes – active births encouraged
Visiting Hours:
11am-12pm; 2-4pm; 6-8pm; rest period – 12-2pm; partners as desired until 9.30pm
Nursery Facilities For All Babies: Nursery facilities available when needed, Level 1.
Postnatal Support: Option for hospital postnatal stay, early discharge, ongoing care via early-childhood centres
Counselling For Special Needs: Yes
Additional Information:
Antenatal clinic and high-risk clinic also available


 Campbelltown Hospital and Camden Hospital - Top

Address: Therry Road, Campbelltown
Ph:
4634 3000
No. Of Maternity Beds: 30 
No. Of Births Annually: 3000
Prenatal Classes:
Yes
Shared Care/Rooming-in:
Yes/Yes
Birth Centre: midwifery group practice 
Midwives’ Clinic:
Yes
Lactation Consultant: No, but trained staff
Interpreter Service: Yes
Neonatal Intensive Care:
No, but Special Care Nursery
Birthing Rooms:

Booking:
Call through reception – referral required
Support People/Siblings Allowed: 3 support people / siblings if negotiated
Mother Chooses Style Of Birth: Yes – unless complicated
Visiting Hours:
 8am - 8pm
Nursery Facilities For All Babies: No
Postnatal Support: Yes – early discharge program
Counselling For Special Needs:
Yes – as required

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Canterbury Hospital - Top

Address: Canterbury Road, Campsie
Ph: 9787 0000
No. Of Maternity Beds:
22
No. Of Births Annually:
1600
Prenatal Classes: Parenthood preparation classes, weekend or weekday session times, different languages
Single/double rooms: Yes/Yes, rooming-in with baby encouraged
Birth Centre: No
Midwives’ Clinic:
Yes
Lactation Consultant: Yes
Interpreter Service: Yes – face-to-face and telephone services
Special Care Nursery: Yes
Neonatal Intensive Care:
Level 2
Delivery Suites/Birthing Rooms:
5 delivery suites with ensuites, plus 1 assessment room
Booking: Book within first 3 months
Support People/Siblings Allowed:
No more than 3; children to be with a designated adult
Mother Chooses Style Of Birth:
Yes
Visiting Hours: 10am-12pm; 2-8pm; 12-2pm – rest period
Nursery Facilities For All Babies: No
Postnatal Support:
Education sessions, sessions by midwives, postnatal information packs available, early discharge/domiciliary midwifery program available
Counselling For Special Needs: Social-work department, 24 hours a day (nurse practitioner as midwife)


Fairfield Hospital - Top

Address: Cnr Polding St and Prairievale Rd, Prairiewood
Ph:
9616 8111
No. Of Maternity Beds: 19
No. Of Births Annually: 2030
Prenatal Classes:
Yes – different languages
Shared Care/Rooming-in: Yes/Yes
Birth Centre: No
Midwives’ Clinic:
Yes – in Vietnamese
Lactation Consultant: No, but trained staff
Interpreter Service: Yes – 24 hrs phone consultation
Neonatal Intensive Care: Level 3 (8 cots)
Delivery Suites: 6
Birthing Rooms: Yes – with double bed
Booking: 9616 8507 – referral required
Support People/Siblings Allowed: Yes
Mother Chooses Style Of Birth: Yes (no bathtub)
Visiting Hours: 10am-12pm, 3-8pm , partner 9am-12pm / 3-8pm
Nursery Facilities For All Babies: No 
Postnatal Support: Parentcraft educator
Counselling For Special Needs:
midwives support program, social-work service and young mothers’ clinic


 Hurstville Private Hospital - Top

Address: 77 Glouster Rd, Hurstville
Ph:
9579 7777
No. Of Maternity Beds: 22
No. Of Births Annually: 900
Prenatal Classes:
Yes- Saturday am
Shared Care/Rooming-in:
No/Yes
Birth Centre:
No
Midwives’ Clinic: No
Lactation Consultant:
No, but trained staff
Interpreter Service: Yes canbe arranged
Special Care Nursery:
Yes Level 2
Delivery Suites: 5, with ensuites
Booking: 9579 7777 – referral required
Support People/Siblings Allowed:
Yes – siblings and others by special request
Mother Chooses Style Of Birth: Active births encouraged
Visiting Hours: 2pm to 4pm and 6.30 to 8pm
Nursery Facilities For All Babies: Yes for babies that are unwell
Postnatal Support:
Yes – midwifery support program
Counselling For Special Needs: Yes – social workers available


Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital - Top

Address: Palmerston Road, Hornsby
Ph: 9477 9254
No. Of Maternity Beds:
14 (all single except one double) plus 1 parents’ room and 1 family room, antenatal assessment day-stay beds available
No. Of Births Annually: 1500 plus
Prenatal Classes: Prenatal birth class, day and evening every week, young mothers’ program. Various other classes available – call for information
Shared Care/Rooming-in: Yes. Rooming-in encouraged
Birth Centre:
No
Midwives’ Clinic: Team midwifery program and midwives’ clinic, weekday afternoons, evenings and Sat.
Lactation Consultant:
Yes – Mon to Thurs, Fri and Sat mornings
Interpreter Service: Yes
Neonatal Intensive Care:
No, but Special Care Nursery Level 2 available
Delivery Suites/Birthing Rooms: 4
Booking: GP referral required
Support People/Siblings Allowed: Yes
Mother Chooses Style Of Birth: Yes
Visiting Hours: 11am-1pm, 3-8pm
Nursery Facilities For All Babies: No – special care only.
Postnatal Support: Early-discharge program, parent-support service, home visits by lactation consultant if required, single room accommodation for all women (subject to demand)
Counselling For Special Needs: Social workers and family-room facility, psychologists


Manly Hospital - Top

Address: 150 Darley Road, Manly
Ph:
9976 9624
No. Of Maternity Beds:
18
No. Of Births Annually: 960
Prenatal Classes:
Mon, Tue, Wed evenings and Sat
Shared Care/Rooming-in: Yes/Yes
Birth Centre: No
Midwives’ Clinic: Yes, plus maternal antenatal mental support clinic
Lactation Consultant:
Yes
Interpreter Service:
Yes
Neonatal Intensive Care: Level 2 care, 34 weeks up.
Delivery Suites: 3 (1 spa), plus admission room with lounge and day assessment area
Booking:
9976 9758 – referral required
Support People/Siblings Allowed:
Yes
Mother Chooses Style Of Birth:
Yes. Water births. Active births encouraged.
Visiting Hours:
Siblings/partners any time, others 2-8pm
Nursery Facilities For All Babies:
Level 2 nursery with breastfeeding lounge
Postnatal Support: Yes – early-discharge program with maternity home-support program, postnatal meeting group, physiotherapy
Counselling For Special Needs:
Social worker and support groups
Additional information:
Antenatal shared-care program with GPs


The Mater - Top

Address: Rocklands Road, North Sydney
Ph:
9900 7300
No. Of Maternity Beds: 36
No. Of Births Annually: 2500
Prenatal Classes: Parenting classesand granparent classes
Shared Care/Rooming-in: No/Yes - 2 partner suites with d/bed
Birth Centre:
No
Midwives’ Clinic: No
Lactation Consultant: Yes – 7 days a week
Interpreter Service: Yes
Neonatal Intensive Care: Level 2 (20 beds)
Delivery Suites: 6
Birthing Rooms: No
Booking:
9900 7681 – referral required
Support People/Siblings Allowed: Yes
Mother Chooses Style Of Birth:
Yes
Visiting Hours: 3-4.30pm, 6.30-8pm
Nursery Facilities For All Babies: Yes – 24 hours
Postnatal Support: Home visits, post-discharge telephone support and ‘early days’ parenting groups
Counselling For Special Needs: Grandparents’ and fathers’ information evenings and in relation to toddlers; miscarriage information evenings; bereavement-support groups


Mona Vale Hospital - Top

Address: Coronation Street, Mona Vale
Ph: 9998 0288 or 9998 0949
No. Of Maternity Beds:
14
No. Of Births Annually: 800
Prenatal Classes:
parenting classes
Shared Care/Rooming-in: Yes/Yes
Birth unit:
Yes
Midwives’ Clinic:
Yes
Lactation Consultant:
Not available yet
Interpreter Service: Yes – 24 hours
Special Care Nursery: Yes
Birthing Rooms:
2 (1 with spa baths)
Booking: Mon - Fri, 9998 0712 – referral required
Support People/Siblings Allowed: Yes – with consultation, siblings not encouraged
Mother Chooses Style Of Birth:
Yes
Visiting Hours:
Siblings/partners any time; others 2pm to 8pm
Nursery Facilities For All Babies:
No
Postnatal Support: 24hr phone-in service, midwifery support service available after discharge
Counselling For Special Needs:
Maternity social worker


Nepean Hospital - Top

Address: Derby Street, Kingswood
Ph:
4734 2000
No. Of Maternity Beds: 24 beds on antenatal ward, 24 beds on postnatal ward
No. Of Births Annually: 3780
Prenatal Classes: 6-week sessions (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri 7-9pm), information sessions, young parents’ group (Sat)
Shared Care/Rooming-in: Yes/Yes
Birth Centre: No
Midwives’ Clinic:
Yes
Lactation Consultant:
Yes – infant feeding consultant
Interpreter Service: Yes
Neonatal Intensive Care: Referral required
Birthing Rooms: 8 – single room accommodation, ensuites all with baths, 4 assessment beds
Booking: Yes 02 47342373
Support People/Siblings Allowed: Yes
Mother Chooses Style Of Birth: Yes
Visiting Hours: 10am-12pm; 3-8pm; 12-3pm – rest period , partner anytime
Nursery Facilities For All Babies: Special-needs facilities only
Postnatal Support:
Midwifery at home
Counselling For Special Needs:
Yes plus pre-conception counselling and genetic counselling


North Shore Private Hospital - Top

Address: Westbourne Street, St Leonards
Ph: 02 8425 3000/ 02 84253242
No. Of Maternity Beds: 37
No. Of Births Annually: 3000
Prenatal Classes: Daily, including Sat workshop
Shared Care/Rooming-in: No/Yes
Birth Centre:
Yes
Midwives’ Clinic:
No
Lactation Consultant: Lactation team
Interpreter Service: Yes
Neonatal Intensive Care:
Level 2
Delivery Suites/Birthing Rooms: 7/7
Booking: Referral required
Support People/Siblings Allowed: Yes
Mother Chooses Style Of Birth:
Yes
Visiting Hours: 11am-12pm; 3-5pm; 6-8pm; rest period – 12-3pm
Nursery Facilities For All Babies:
Yes – special care nursery available
Postnatal Support:
Yoga, aromatherapy, postnatal education groups.

Counselling For Special Needs: yes                                            


Norwest Private Hospital

Address: 11 Norbrik Drive, Bella Vista
Ph: 8882 8882
No. Of Maternity Beds: 20 including 2 shared rooms.
No. Of Births Annually:
2023
Prenatal Classes: Yes
Shared Care/Rooming-in: Yes
Birth Centre: No
Midwives’ Clinic/Antenatal Clinic: No
Lactation Consultant:
Yes
Interpreter Service: Yes – 24 hrs
Neonatal Intensive Care: Special Care Nursery Level 2B
Delivery Suites: 7 with ensuites
Birthing Rooms:
No
Booking:
By appointment, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri and Sat
Support People/Siblings Allowed: Up to 2, more by arrangement
Mother Chooses Style Of Birth: Active birth encouraged
Visiting Hours: 3.00-4.30pm, 6.30-8pm- partners anytime
Nursery Facilities For All Babies:
Available 24 hrs
Postnatal Support: Wide variety of in-house postnatal education offered including physiotherapy, lactation and early-childhood clinic service, massage service available
Counselling For Special Needs:
Social worker, psychologist available, other health professionals contacted on an ‘as needed’ basis

Prince of Wales Private Hospital - Top

Address: Barker Street, Randwick
Ph: 9650 4000
No. Of Maternity Beds:
28 (including postnatal and antenatal beds)
No. Of Births Annually: 2400
Prenatal Classes:
Mon-Thus evenings and weekends,
ph: 02 96504961
Shared Care/Rooming-in: No/Yes
Birth Centre: No
Midwives’ Clinic:
No
Lactation Consultant: Yes
Interpreter Service:
Yes
Neonatal Intensive Care: Level 2 only
Delivery Suites: 6
Birthing Rooms: No
Booking: 9650 4693 – referral required
Support People/Siblings Allowed: Yes/ By negotiation 
Mother Chooses Style Of Birth: Yes
Visiting Hours:
 11am-1pm & 5-7pm partners anytime 
Nursery Facilities For All Babies: Level 2
Postnatal Support: Yes
Counselling For Special Needs:
Yes – can be arranged
Additional Information: Caesarean births pre-admitted.

Royal Hospital for Women - Top

Address: Barker St, Randwick
Ph: 9382 6111
No. Of Maternity Beds: 12 antenatal, 40 postnatal
No. Of Births Annually:
4600
Prenatal Classes:
Health education offers a variety of classes, maternity tours available
Shared Care/Rooming-in: Yes/Yes. Encouraged, in line with Baby Friendly Health Initiative accreditation. Partners are welcome to stay, border fee required
Midwives’ Clinic: Yes
Lactation Consultant: Yes
Interpreter Service: Yes
Neonatal Intensive Care:
Yes – Level 1
Delivery Suites/Birthing Rooms:
13
Booking:
9882 6048 – referral required
Support People/Siblings Allowed: Yes – children require support person
Mother Chooses Style Of Birth:
Yes
Visiting Hours:
10am-1pm; 4-8pm; 1-4pm – postnatal rest period
Nursery Facilities For All Babies: No
Postnatal Support: Domiciliary midwifery program, midwife will visit up to 5 days after birth, postnatal education program available, breastfeeding support unit
Counselling For Special Needs:
Yes, Mothersafe telephone counselling service advising on effects of chemicals, medication and radiation during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
CUPS – Chemical Use During Pregnancy counselling service/ midwifery available, lead model of care

Royal North Shore Hospital - Top

Address: Pacific Highway, St Leonards
Ph:
9926 7111
No. Of Maternity Beds:
33
No. Of Births Annually: 2000
Prenatal Classes: Yes, enquiries should be directed to 9926 7248
Shared Care/Rooming-in: Yes/Yes. Rooming-in is encouraged.
Birth Centre: No – North Shore Midwifery Group Practice
Midwives’ Clinic: Yes
Lactation Consultant:
Yes
Interpreter Service: Yes, plus patient representative
Neonatal Intensive Care: Level 6
Delivery Suites: 7 – with ensuites
Booking:
Call 9926 8370 for bookings or 9926 7248 for maternity tours
Support People/Siblings Allowed:
Yes
Mother Chooses Style Of Birth:
Yes
Visiting Hours:
Partners – any time except 1-3pm; others – 10am-1pm, 3pm-8pm
Nursery Facilities For All Babies: No
Postnatal Support: Midwifery support program
Counselling For Special Needs: Yes – mental health officer available.


RPA Women and Babies - Top

Address: Missenden Road, Camperdown
Ph: 9515 6111/ 9515 8416 
No. Of Maternity Beds:
75
No. Of Births Annually: 5200
Prenatal Classes:
Day, evenings and weekends
Shared Care/Rooming-in: Yes/Yes
Birth Centre:
Yes – 3 rooms (single)
Midwives’ Clinic:
Yes
Lactation Consultant: Yes
Interpreter Service:
Yes
Neonatal Intensive Care:
Yes
Delivery Suites/Birthing Rooms: 9 (single)
Booking: Yes – via antenatal clinic/birth centre or private doctor
Support People/Siblings Allowed: Yes – siblings negotiable
Mother Chooses Style Of Birth: Yes
Visiting Hours:
2-8pm; partners also allowed to visit in morning
Nursery Facilities For All Babies: Intensive care only
Postnatal Support: Yes – midwifery support program
Counselling For Special Needs: Yes
Future Plans: Opening private postnatal unit in next few months


Ryde Hospital - Top

Address: Denistone Road, Epping
Ph:
9858 7549
No. Of Maternity Beds: 14
No. Of Births Annually: 500
Prenatal Classes: 5-week classes every 6 weeks; midwifery support through antenatal, birth and returning home
Rooming-in: Yes
Birth Centre:
Ryde Midwifery Group Practice
Midwives’ Clinic:
Yes
Lactation Consultant:
Yes
Interpreter Service:
Yes
Neonatal Intensive Care: No special care on offer
Delivery Suites/Birthing Rooms:
2 – with ensuites
Support People/Siblings Allowed: Yes – support people encouraged, siblings allowed with permission
Mother Chooses Style Of Birth: Active births encouraged
Visiting Hours: As per family requirements
Nursery Facilities For All Babies: No – but Well Baby Unit
Postnatal Support:
Yes – midwifery support program
Counselling For Special Needs:
Social worker and support group


St George Hospital - Top

Address: Belgrave Street, Kogarah
Ph:
9350 1111 / 9113 1111
No. Of Maternity Beds: 32
No. Of Births Annually:
2400  
Prenatal Classes: Classes over a 4-week period one evening a week and twice a month on Sat with gender-specific groups
Shared Care/Rooming-in:
Yes/Yes
Birth Centre: Yes – with two birthing rooms and a small team of midwives
Midwives’ Clinic:
Yes
Lactation Consultant:
Yes
Interpreter Service: Yes, plus Chinese-speaking midwifery liaison program
Special Care Nursery: Yes
Delivery Suites:
6
Booking: 9113 2162 – referral required
Support People/Siblings Allowed: Yes – on request
Mother Chooses Style Of Birth:
Yes
Visiting Hours:
Partners – 10am-12.30pm, 3-8pm; other visitors 3-8pm only.
Nursery Facilities For All Babies: No – special care only
Postnatal Support: Yes – early discharge program, breastfeeding support
Counselling For Special Needs: Yes


Sutherland Hospital - Top

Address: The Kingsway, Caringbah
Ph:
9540 7111
No. Of Maternity Beds:
15
No. Of Births Annually: 1350
Prenatal Classes: Parenting and birth classes shared between early-childhood nurses and midwives, childbirth facilitators
Shared Care/Rooming-in: Yes/Yes
Birth Centre: No – low-risk room available
Midwives’ Clinic: Yes
Lactation Consultant:
Parent educator available
Interpreter Service: Yes
Neonatal Intensive C are: No– Special Care Nursery
Delivery Suites/Birthing Rooms: 3/2
Booking: 94507240 – referral required
Support People/Siblings Allowed: Yes
Mother Chooses Style Of Birth:
Active births encouraged
Visiting Hours: Partners – 8am-8pm; others – 3-8pm
Nursery Facilities For All Babies: No – special care only
Postnatal Support: Parenting groups, community midwife visits in first week
Counselling For Special Needs:
Social worker, early-discharge program
                                                                                               

Sydney Adventist Hospital - Top

Address: Fox Valley Road, Wahroonga
Ph: 9487 9111
No. Of Maternity Beds: 50 (all private rooms with ensuites)
No. Of Births Annually:
2200
Prenatal Classes: Early pregnancy, prenatal, classes for couples, refresher classes, prenatal aqua classes, and maternity tours
Shared Care/Rooming-in: No/Yes
Birth Centre:
No
Midwives’ Clinic: No
Lactation Consultant: Consultant available 7 days a week; sees every patient on Day 2 and available for 6 weeks afterwards if any problems
Interpreter Service: Yes – phone
Neonatal Intensive Care: Level 2
Delivery Suites/Birthing Rooms:
7 delivery suites and 2 high-dependency rooms – home-like rooms each with spa
Booking:
9487 9908 – referral required from SAN obstetrician pref. 4 mths prior to birth
Support People/Siblings Allowed:
Yes/No
Mother Chooses Style Of Birth:
Yes – in consultation with obstetricians/gynaecologist
Visiting Hours: 11am-12pm, 3pm-5pm and 7pm-8pm. Unit is locked-down for remainder of time, with only immediate family permitted to visit.
Nursery Facilities For All Babies:
Well baby nursery available, though rooming-in is encouraged
Postnatal Support: Postnatal parenting and fitness classes, telephone support, lactation support, education classes, baby care
Counselling For Special Needs: Yes – social workers, discharge planners, chaplains, clinical psychologist available at obstetrician’s request


Sydney Southwest Private Hospital - Top

Address: Bigge Street, Liverpool
Ph: 9600 4000
No. Of Maternity Beds:
22
No. Of Births Annually:
1000-1200
Prenatal Classes:
Full-day Sat, Mon-Tues evening classes 2hrs over a 6-week period
Shared Care/Rooming-in:
Yes – all single suites with ensuites
Birth Centre: No
Midwives’ Clinic: No
Lactation Consultant:
Lactation-support team – 7-day service
Interpreter Service:
Phone service
Neonatal Intensive Care:
Yes – special care
Birthing Rooms:
3, plus 1 ward suite
Booking: By appointment
Support People/Siblings Allowed: Yes/Yes
Mother Chooses Style Of Birth: Yes
Visiting Hours: 11am-12pm, 3-4.30 pm; 6-8pm partners/siblings any time.
Nursery Facilities For All Babies:
Yes – neonatologists on site
Postnatal Support: Postnatal education program run daily
Counselling For Special Needs:
Yes

Westmead Hospital - Top

Address: Darcy Road, Westmead
Ph: 9845 5555
No. Of Maternity Beds: 41
No. Of Births Annually: up to 5000
Prenatal Classes: Mon/Tues and Sat- antenatal and breast feeding
Shared Care/Rooming-in: Yes/Yes
Birth Centre: No
Midwives’ centre: Midwifery clinic/caseload midwives
Lactation Consultant: Yes
Interpreter Service: Yes
Neonatal Intensive Care: Yes
Birthing Units/Rooms: 13
Booking:
9845 6508 – referral required
Support People/Siblings Allowed: Yes; special request
Mother Chooses Style Of Birth: Yes
Visiting Hours:
8am-8pm;
Nursery Facilities For All Babies:
No – special needs only
Postnatal Support: Maternity liaison officers / midwifery home services
Counselling For Special Needs: Social workers, adolescent services

Westmead Private - Top

Address: Cnr Mons & Darcy roads, Westmead
Ph: 8837 9000
No. Of Maternity Beds:
32
No. Of Births Annually: approx. 2300
Prenatal Classes:
Yes, week nights and weekend workshops
Shared Care/Rooming-in: No/Rooming in available
Birth Centre: No
Midwives’ Centre: No
Lactation Consultant:
On site 7 days a week
Interpreter Service: Available on request
Neonatal Intensive Care: No
Delivery Suites: 6
Birthing Rooms:
0
Booking: Please contact Bookings Clerk on 8837 9279
Support People/Siblings Allowed: Yes
Mother chooses style of birth: Yes
Visiting Hours: 11am-12pm and 6pm-8pm
Nursery Facilities For All Babies: Special Care Nursery & Wellbeing Nursery, infant feeding clinic
Postnatal Support: Phone support as required
Counselling For Special Needs: Available on request
Future Plans:
New development planned, includes 39 postnatal/antenatal beds, 12 special-care nursery beds, 8 birthing suites, 12 new baby nursery beds
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