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Maternity Services

The Ōamaru Hospital Primary Birthing Unit has two birthing rooms, three single-bedded postnatal rooms and two antenatal clinic rooms. All patient rooms have ensuite bathrooms.

Lead Maternity Care (LMC) midwives provide low-risk maternity care to women within this primary unit as well as out in the wider community. They also provide free pregnancy advice, free pregnancy testing, antenatal care, support throughout labour and birth, and postnatal care up to six weeks after birth. Advice and support on breastfeeding is also provided.

A team of experienced nurses provide hospital postnatal care.

For more information on the Primary Birthing Unit - Ōamaru click here

This page was last updated at 10:41AM on June 29, 2021.