When to come to Hospital?
|It is important you come to Hospital immediately if any of the following occur:|
If you think you are in labour i.e. have:
|Please contact the Pindara Midwives on
07 5588 9888 before presenting to the Hospital Reception for admission.
|If you are 20 weeks pregnant or less and have any worries or concerns.||Contact your Obstetrician or present to the Pindara Accident & Emergency Department (if your Obstetrician is unavailable the doctor on call will review you).|
|If you are 20 weeks pregnant or later and have any worries or concerns.||Contact your Obstetrician if they are not available contact the Maternity Unit on 07 5588 9888 before coming into hospital.|
It is very important you contact the Maternity Unit immediately (day or night) if any of the following occur:
If you require an antenatal assessment in the Maternity Unit this assessment will incur a “Day Admission” charge. If you are admitted into Hospital for an overnight antenatal admission you might be placed in a shared accommodation room.
If you think you are in labour
When you arrive at Pindara, please park in the multi-story car park and proceed straight to the Maternity Unit.
If you arrive at night, the doors to the hospital will be locked for security purposes. Simply ring the doorbell for access to the hospital.
If you are in strong labour, your partner is welcome to park at the front entrance to the hospital and then move the vehicle, at the earliest convenience, to avoid obstructing emergency vehicles.
If you have elected and booked to have a Caesarean delivery; on the day of your operation, you need to arrive at the Hospital Main Reception Desk for admission 1½ hours prior to your booked theatre time. Please leave your luggage in your car until after your Caesarean.