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Wellsford Birthing Unit

Maternity/Birthing Facilities Service, Obstetrics (Maternity)


Wellsford Birthing Unit is a two bedroomed birthing and postnatal care facility that was established in 1992. It provides a relaxed, professional and comfortable environment with quality birthing and postnatal care for both mother and baby.

Our services include:

  • 24 hour registered nurse
  • Midwife / Lead Maternity Carer
  • Water birth facility
  • Single occupancy rooms
  • Spacious bedrooms with double beds
  • WIFI available
  • All linen for you and your baby
  • Menu and meals  with a choice 
  • Smart TV  
  • Partner / support person able to stay
  • Family visits welcome
  • Home environment

Please contact us for more information.

Referral Expectations

Bookings are taken through your midwife or contact us directly for booking information. 

Fees and Charges Description

If you are eligible for New Zealand publicly funded health services there are no charges at our facility. For women non eligible, please contact us for fee schedule.


Labour & Birth
Post Natal Care

Visiting Hours

General visiting hours are from 8am till 8pm.

We encourage you to respect the needs of mother and baby to allow them to rest. 


Meals are provided for mother and baby. Partners must arrange for their own food.

Public Transport

There is a bus service from Warkworth to Wellsford on the hour.


Free parking is available at the front of the clinic. We encourage this parking to only be used by expectant mothers. Visitors are encouraged to park on the roadside above the birthing unit.


We have a two-bedroom facility with double beds and a shared bathroom.  Partners or significant others are invited to stay but need to provide their own food.


Wellsford Pharmacy is located in the main street of town.


We have security guards who patrol the facility each night. Cars can be parked outside the unit and will be safe.The Birthing Unit is locked when not attended and access is through your LMC or midwife who will meet you on arrival and open the unit.

Contact Details

First call the Manager on (09) 423 6006   ext  2  for admin support.. If no answer please leave a message.

220 Rodney Street
Wellsford 0900

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Street Address

220 Rodney Street
Wellsford 0900

Postal Address

PO Box 18
Welllsford 0940

This page was last updated at 10:24AM on May 22, 2024. This information is reviewed and edited by Wellsford Birthing Unit.