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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Completion of Maternity Hub refurbishment

  • Maternity Hub Reception
  • Maternity Assessment Unit
  • Midwives Clinic rooms
  • YAPP

relocated back to Level 4, University Hospital Geelong on 28 February and can be accessed from the hospital's Myers Street entrance. 

 

  • Refurbished Maternity Hub now open

    Barwon Health's refurbished Maternity Hub at University Hospital Geelong officially opened on 28 February 2018. Director of Women's and Children's Directorate Claire Geldard said the refurbishme...

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    Refurbished Maternity Hub now open
  • Vaccinate against flu. Protect your baby too.

    Vaccination against flu is the best way to protect you and your children from flu and any associated illness. To protect yourself from the flu, you should get vaccinated every year. The flu virus is ...

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    Vaccinate against flu. Protect your baby too.
  • 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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