Welcome to Maternity Services

Our service provides pregnancy, birth and postnatal care to the Geelong Community and the wider Barwon South West region. Our staff are dedicated to providing quality, safe and culturally appropriate care in partnership with women and their families using evidence based care to achieve the best health outcomes. We demonstrate our values of respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation in all that we do.

If you have a Medicare card there are generally no out-of-pocket expenses for services provided by University Hospital Geelong Maternity Services. This applies to consultants and reviews with midwifery and obstetric staff, allied health support, and inpatient services.

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Temporary Entrance

Until mid-February 2018, the Maternity Day Assessment Unit (MDAU), the Geelong Midwives Clinic Rooms and Maternity Reception will be under refurbishment.

The Myers Street entrance will be used for labouring women only and after hours Birthing Suite consults.

All other maternity patients need to use the main entrance on Bellerine Street (Level 3).

Read about the refurbishment project here.

  • Maternity Refurbishment Project

    Barwon Health's Maternity Services refurbishment project will commence Wednesday, 30 August 2017 to mid-February 2018, leaving the Myers Street hospital entrance accessible to labouring women and thos...

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    Maternity Refurbishment Project
  • Breastfeeding

    Breastfeeding makes a big difference to both your baby’s health and yours – the longer you feed your baby mum’s milk, the longer they benefit.

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  • Labour & birth

    Labor and birth is often the most thought about part of pregnancy. Find out about the stages of labour and birth by clicking the link below.

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  • Coming to hospital

    Everything you need to know about coming to hospital.

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  • Having an ultrasound

    An ultrasound scanner uses high frequency sound waves that bounce off solid objects and create a picture on a screen.

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