Public Service, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maternity, Maternity/Birthing Facilities
Birthcare is a primary maternity hospital for birthing and postnatal care. We provide free support, care and education to mothers, babies and their families. You can choose to have your baby at Birthcare, or transfer to Birthcare from another hospital for your postnatal stay.
We have two modern, purpose-built primary maternity hospitals – one in Auckland and one in Huntly.
At Birthcare we offer a wide range of high-quality services to support mums, dads, family and whānau throughout your maternity journey.
We have a proud history of offering mums, dads and babies the very best of care and putting our people (our guests and staff) first.
Maternity care services provided by Birthcare include:
- pregnancy, birth and parenting education
- facility and midwife support for labour and birth
- postnatal inpatient care
- lactation consultancy
- breast pump hire
Tours of Birthcare Auckland are run on Thursdays at 2:30pm and Saturdays at 2:00pm and 2:30pm. No appointment is necessary. No tours are held on weekends or public holidays.
How do I access this service?
Website / App
Please visit our website for more information on the services we provide and how you can access Birthcare Auckland Huntly.
You can contact us through our website.
Registration is done antenatally. Registration forms are available through your Lead Maternity Carer or they can be processed from our website.
We have a range of beautiful rooms available for our mums during and after birth.
Depending on your room of choice there may be a cost per night. We recommend visiting our website for information on our rooms and pricing.
Check your medical insurance as your policy may contribute towards a private room in Birthcare. You will need to pay upfront and claim back from your insurance company.
Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting Education
All our childbirth educators are registered midwives or qualified Childbirth Educators.… More
Labour and Birth Support
To birth at Birthcare, you will need to choose a midwife who has an access agreement with Birthcare.… More
Postnatal Inpatient Care
Option of a free shared room or private fee-paying room:
Our postnatal care is unmatched by any other public or private facility and includes: breastfeeding advice, physiotherapy services and all the care and attention you need to be confident with your baby.… More
Lactation Clinic and Breastfeeding Support
Birthcare has qualified lactation consultants on staff available for breastfeeding advice.… More
The postpartum (also called postnatal) period is the time after the birth of a baby.… More
Birthcare has three visiting physiotherapists who are available to see any women with problems. We also run physiotherapy classes three times a week.… More
NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHY AT BIRTHCARE
Hatched Photography has been providing a professional newborn photography service since 2007.… More
What You Will Need to Bring With You
Whilst Birthcare provides all medical and general baby supplies (including disposable nappies and sanitary pads) you will need to bring along some other items.… More
Education for Midwives
Birthcare provide education sessions and study days which are open to all midwives who have an access agreement with Birthcare.… More
We have four beautifully appointed consulting rooms on Level 3, available for lease/rent.… More
Visiting hours are from 2.00pm - 8.00pm.
Partners may visit 8.00am - 8.00pm.
New mothers need to rest. Please remember this when inviting friends to visit.
Birthcare has a resident chef on site providing meals and morning and afternoon teas.
We cater for people with special diets; please indicate on your registration form when you book.
We also have mini kitchens on each floor, where you and your visitors are able to make yourselves a cup of tea or coffee at any time.
On level 2 in the lounge we have a vending machine with healthy options.
Visit our website to see a map of where to find us.
The "Link Bus" stops outside the Blind Institute on Parnell Road at regular intervals.
Underground parking is available for visitors. Please use the park side entry and, once parked, take the lift to level 2. If you have an antenatal clinic appointment, take the big lift to Level 3. Our birthing suite is on Level 1.
If the car park is full, we have some parking outside the building, otherwise there is 'pay and display' parking on Titoki Street.
If the parking is full when you arrive to be admitted, there is a 15 min drop off parking in the basement and a wheelchair parking outside the front of the building which you are welcome to use.
After hours you may enter the car park via the ramp by pressing the button and speaking to a staff member. There is also an after hours button at the main entrance on the ground floor.
Ample parking is available around the perimeter of the facility.
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This page was last updated at 9:45AM on September 7, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Birthcare.