and from anywhere. I can see how things have
been tracking and how advanced my patient’s
labour is even before I arrive at the hospital. If
there are any concerns, I can discuss these with the
midwives in real time as we both have access to
the same immediate information,” said Dr Cary.
The suites also feature brand new CTG and
telemetry units used for tracking foetal well-being.
The telemetry units are Wi-Fi enabled
and send regular updates to the midwives.
Birthing mothers are able to wear these monitors
throughout their labour if required. The units do
not hinder movement and can even be submerged
in the bath. Continuous use of the monitoring
equipment is usually only required if there are
any concerns about mother or baby.
The suites have also been fitted with brand new
Cosy Cots – a specialised infant resuscitation unit
that can be used immediately upon birth should
baby need assistance to breathe or encouragement
to adjust to their new environment. Pindara’s
Special Care Nursery is just steps away and
experienced paediatricians are on call if baby
requires any specific help after birth.
In addition to the natural pain relief remedies
available, the birth suites also incorporate
equipment for the use of medical pain relief,
including Nitrous Oxide. This pain relief
option can be used together with warm water
immersion, under supervision. Morphine and
Epidural are also available as pain relief options
and mothers can discuss these with their midwife
and obstetrician throughout labour.
The births suites also incorporate a number
of physical birthing aids such as fit balls, birth
stools and birthing/labour bars for use throughout
labour. Aids can help a woman support her
weight and shift into more comfortable positions
as her labour progresses. Within the birth suites,
mothers can spread out and create different
spaces as they desire – the increased size (double
their previous footprint) of the birth suites easily
accommodate whatever is required.
After delivery and some time to connect,
families are moved to the main section of the
Pindara Maternity Unit; where a welcome platter,
luxury MOR toiletry items, bathrobes, a special
celebration dinner and king sized bed await
patients of our regal suites. Families can continue
the VIP treatment in Pindara’s Community
Maternal Postnatal Program at Palazzo Versace.
EXPECTANT FAMILIES CAN TOUR THE
NEW BIRTH SUITES, ACCOMPANIED
BY ONE OF PINDARA’S EXPERIENCED
MIDWIVES EACH SATURDAY.
PLEASE PHONE THE MATERNITY
UNIT ON 55 88 9888 TO ARRANGE AN
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