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Staying in Hospital/Birth Centre After the Birth

After the birth you will be tired and busy getting to know your new baby. Most women who have had a normal birth stay in the hospital or birth centre from 1-3 days depending on how they feel and how feeding is going for the baby. 

 If you have had a caesarean section, the usual hospital stay is 3-5 days. There may be an option to have your postnatal stay in a primary unit if you have given birth at hospital. Some women choose to go straight home after the birth, this is called a planned early discharge. Talk to your midwife about your postnatal stay and make sure your family know what your plan is.

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Howick, Auckland

East Auckland

Hi there, thank you for your enquiry.

In order for me to help you can you please email me with your enquiry the following information:

  • > Pregnancy details - if this is your first or subsequent pregnancy.
  • > The area that your postnatal care will be done in i.e. where you live.
  • > If you have had a baby before can you advise if you have had a caesarean if you want a repeat caesarean.
  • > Mobile phone details and email address you wish to be contacted by. 

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Auckland

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This page was last updated at 3:05PM on October 5, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Lisa Tattley - Midwife.