Maternity Services

East Metropolitan Health Service has a range of maternity services that offer you and your family amazing care. Our hospitals with maternity services are Armadale Health Service, Bentley Health Service and St John of God Midland Public Hospital.

If you are having a baby at one of our hospitals, these are the services and facilities (including tour information) that you will have access to:

Photograph of Armadale Health ServiceArmadale Health Service provides ongoing care and support for low to medium risk obstetric patients throughout their pregnancy.

You and your partner will receive an excellent standard of care from our team of midwives, GP obstetricians (GPO) and specialist obstetricians.

Specialist obstetric cover is available 24-hours a day if your pregnancy is considered increased risk.

The hospital delivers more than 2,000 babies each year through the Maud Bellas maternity unit.

Armadale Health Service provides maternity care to women living within the following postcodes:

  • 6107 – 6112
  • 6121 – 6126
  • 6147.

Facilities

The Maud Bellas maternity unit has:

  • 5 birth suites
  • 23 postnatal care beds
  • 6 bed Antenatal Assessment Unit.

Services

Services at Armadale Health Service include:

  • Midwife antenatal clinic
  • GPO shared care
  • specialist obstetric clinics for moderate to high risk women
  • Midwifery Group Practice (care by a known midwife)
  • visiting midwifery service
  • Boodjari Yorgas for local Aboriginal women
  • Supporting Those At Risk (STAR) Clinic
  • Next Birth After Cesarean (NBAC) Clinic.

Hospital tours

Tours of delivery rooms and maternity wards are held every Saturday at 5pm. Please arrive 10 minutes before the tour starts.

No booking is required.

More information

Visit the Armadale Health Service Maternity webpage or contact the hospital on (08) 9391 2000.

Photograph of Bentley Health ServiceBentley Health Service delivers more than 1,000 babies per year.

You will receive an excellent standard of care from our team of specialist Obstetricians, GP Obstetricians, Paediatricians, Anaesthetists and Midwives who provide care for low-risk pregnancies.

Facilities

Facilities at Bentley Hospital include:

  • 3 delivery suites
  • 3 outpatient assessment rooms
  • 22 beds (antenatal and postnatal beds).

Services

Services at the hospital include:

  • public antenatal clinic providing shared care
  • public specialist obstetrician antenatal clinic
  • Aboriginal maternity service
  • childbirth education classes
  • self-referral for patients
  • home visiting midwifery service until 5 days post birth.

Bentley Antenatal Shared Care

Bentley Health Service is pleased to offer low risk patients the opportunity for antenatal care to be shared between the hospital and your GP.

While shared care will mostly be of interest to those patients living within the Bentley catchment, the team are happy to accept low risk antenatal ladies who live out of catchment for GP shared care, including country antenatal ladies who may have family in the Bentley area and would like to deliver at Bentley Maternity Unit.

More information about Bentley Antenatal Shared Care:

Hospital tours

Tours of the Bentley Hospital maternity unit are held on the first and third:

  • Tuesday of every month at 3pm
  • Thursday of every month at 7pm.

More information

For further information please contact Bentley Maternity Unit on (08) 9416 3627.

Photograph of St John of God Midland Public HospitalSt John of God Midland Public Hospital's range of maternity services offer you and your family exceptional care – from pregnancy to birth and into the early parenting of your precious new baby.

Services

The team of experienced caregivers are dedicated to providing the highest level of care to women and their families. Services include midwifery, obstetric, neonatal care, mental health care and postnatal care.

The hospital also offers a range of support services for women including:

  • social workers
  • physiotherapists
  • lactation consultants
  • dietitians
  • diabetic educators.

Postnatal care is provided on the ward and at home for those women within the catchment area through the Home Visiting Midwifery Service.

Visiting hours and tours

Visiting hours on the maternity ward are:

  • 8.00am – 1.00pm
  • 3.00pm – 8.00pm.

Organised tours of the maternity unit are held every week, starting from the therapy room. For days and times please contact the hospital on (08) 9462 4000. No booking is required.

More information

For more information please visit the St John of God Midland Public Hospital website, call (08) 9462 4000 or email info.midland@sjog.org.au.

Last Updated: 07/05/2019