Healthy living

Having a baby in the Kimberley

Broome Hospital

Broome Hospital caters for low and medium risk pregnancy and births.

Facilities

Facilities at Broome Hospital include:

  • 2 delivery suites
  • 4 obstetric beds.

Services and features

Services and features at the hospital include:

  • collaborative team with GP obstetricians and midwives clinic
  • Midwifery Group Practice
  • vaginal birth after caesarean section
  • 24-hour epidural service
  • early discharge program
  • visiting midwifery service
  • ultrasound
  • level 1 neonatal nursery
  • dietitian
  • diabetes education
  • physiotherapy
  • parent education classes
  • child health nurse
  • mental health services
  • social work services.

Midwifery Group Practice is available to women planning to birth at Broome Hospital. For more information contact the clinic on 0477 355 245 or ask your midwife at your next antenatal appointment to refer you to the program.

Contact

Broome Hospital
Phone: 9194 2237
Address: Robinson Street, Broome WA 6725

Derby Hospital

Derby Hospital is the main regional hospital for the Kimberley area.

It caters for low and medium risk pregnancies and births.

Facilities

Facilities at Derby Hospital include:

  • 3 delivery suites
  • 8 obstetric beds
  • family birth centre.

Services and features

Services and features at the hospital include:

  • antenatal midwives clinic
  • collaborative team with consultant obstetricians
  • 24-hour epidural service
  • caesarean sections
  • vaginal birth after caesarean section
  • level 2 neonatal nursery
  • ultrasound
  • pathology
  • physiotherapy
  • parent education classes
  • child health nurse
  • mental health services
  • social work services.

Contact

Derby Hospital
Phone: 9193 3305
Address: Clarendon Street, Derby WA 6728

Kununurra Hospital

Kununurra Hospital provides care for low risk pregnancies and births.

Facilities

Facilities at Kununurra Hospital include:

  • 2 delivery suites
  • 3 obstetric beds.

Services and features

Services and features at the hospital include:

  • collaborative team with GP obstetricians and midwives clinic
  • GP shared-care
  • caesarean sections
  • 24-hour epidural service
  • visiting midwifery service
  • ultrasound
  • level 1 neonatal nursery level
  • dietitian
  • diabetes education
  • physiotherapy
  • child health nurse
  • mental health services.

Contact

Kununurra Hospital
Phone: 9166 4222
Address: 96 Coolibah Drive, Kununurra WA 6743


Acknowledgements

Women and Newborn Health Service


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