Obstetric Services

A female nurses holds a newborn babyOur team of experienced and friendly midwives, obstetricians, paediatricians and obstetric care team work collaboratively with community care providers to provide the highest level of care to all women.

We offer a full range of support services for both inpatients and outpatients, including social workers, physiotherapists, dieticians and psychiatrists

We provide care to all women who live in our postcode catchment area – use your postcode (Healthy WA) to see if you can be referred to our service.

Antenatal support services available at Rockingham General Hospital include:

  • antenatal care to women with low to moderate risk pregnancies antenatal in consultation with their:
    • general practitioner (GP)
    • GP obstetrician
    • endorsed midwife
  • obstetric clinic (moderate to high risk pregnancies) with referral to a tertiary hospital if appropriate
  • diabetes referral
  • dietitian clinic
  • newborn hearing clinic
  • social work referrals.

The antenatal assessment unit provides support for the following:

  • bleeding in pregnancy
  • reduced foetal movements
  • assessment if you think you are in labour
  • if you have any other concerns.

Our facilities include birthing suites, single and double rooms with ensuite and access to a neonatal unit.

If you live within the hospital catchment area, we also have a visiting midwife service (VMS) that will visit you after you return home from hospital.

Please note:

Although you may have been referred to Rockingham General Hospital and have attended antenatal clinic, you may not necessarily deliver at our hospital. This will be determined by the demand on our maternity unit on any given day. In the event that you cannot be accepted by our maternity unit, you may be directed to another maternity hospital.

Read more about our bypass practice.

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View our virtual tour

As in-person tours of the Maternity and Neonate Unit at Rockingham General Hospital have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak, please view the virtual tour.

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Contact us

We provide a 24-hour service.

For any concerns contact us on 9599 4509.

Antenatal Clinics – (Obstetric and Midwifery)

8am – 4pm, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).

Phone the switchboard on 9599 4699 or the Maternity unit on 9599 4740.

Visiting hours

Read visiting hours information.

For safety and security reasons an intercom and CCTV system controls access to the Maternity and Neonatal Unit. Both areas are locked with swipe access

Tours

In-person tours of the Maternity and Neonate Unit at Rockingham General Hospital have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Please view the virtual tour.

Visit Healthy WA

Link to Healthy WA – health info for your family.