Healthy living

Having a baby in the South West

Bunbury Regional Hospital

Bunbury Regional Hospital is the major referral centre for the South West and provides care for low to high risk pregnancies and births.

Facilities

Facilities at Bunbury Regional Hospital include:

  • 3 delivery suites
  • 14 obstetric beds.

Services and features

Services and features at the hospital include:

  • collaborative team with consultant obstetricians, paediatricians and anaesthetists
  • obstetric antenatal clinics
  • primary care with GP obstetricians
  • GP shared-care
  • shared-care, midwife antenatal clinic
  • Midwifery Group Practice – care by a known midwife
  • low risk home birth
  • low risk water birth
  • caesarean section services
  • vaginal birth after caesarean section
  • 24-hour epidural section
  • special care nursery services (level 2)
  • newborn hearing screen
  • ultrasound
  • pathology
  • dietician
  • diabetes education
  • physiotherapy
  • parent education classes
  • child health nurse
  • mental health services

Midwifery Group Practice is available to women living within 30km of Bunbury Hospital that are less than 32 weeks pregnant. For more information contact the clinic by email, call 9722 1348 or ask your midwife at your next antenatal appointment to refer you to the program.

Contact

Bunbury District Hospital
Phone: 9722 1000
Address: Bussell Highway (cnr Robertson Drive), Bunbury WA 6230

Collie Hospital

Collie Hospital provides care for low risk pregnancies and births.

Facilities

Facilities at Collie Hospital include:

  • 2 delivery suites
  • 7 obstetric beds.

Services and features

Services and features at the hospital include:

  • primary care by GP obstetrician
  • GP shared-care
  • emergency caesarean sections
  • epidural services usually available
  • neonatal nursery level 1
  • early discharge program
  • ultrasound
  • dietitian
  • diabetes education
  • physiotherapy
  • parent education classes
  • child health nurse
  • mental health services
  • social work services
  • Aboriginal health worker.

Contact

Collie Hospital
Phone: 9735 1333
Address: Deakin Street, Collie WA 6225

Bridgetown Hospital

Bridgetown Hospital provides care for low risk pregnancies and births.

Generally women with higher-risk pregnancies or births are transferred to Bunbury or Perth.

Facilities

Facilities at Bridgetown Hospital include:

  • 1 delivery suite
  • 4 obstetric beds.

Services and features

Services and features at the hospital include:

  • primary care by GP obstetrician
  • GP shared-care
  • midwifery led clinics
  • early discharge program
  • visiting midwifery service
  • 24-hour epidural service
  • back transfer for postnatal care following caesarean section
  • ultrasound
  • dietitian
  • diabetes education
  • physiotherapy
  • parent education classes
  • child health nurse
  • mental health services
  • social work services.

Contact

Bridgetown Hospital
Phone: 9782 1222
Address: Peninsula Road, Bridgetown WA 6255

Busselton Hospital

Busselton Hospital provides care for low risk pregnancies and births.

Facilities

Facilities at Busselton Hospital include:

  • 2 delivery suites
  • 6 obstetric beds
  • partners able to stay overnight.

Services and features

Services and features at the hospital include:

  • primary care with GP obstetricians
  • GP shared-care
  • midwifery led clinics
  • emergency and elective caesarean section
  • vaginal birth after caesarean section
  • 24-hour epidural service
  • early discharge program
  • visiting midwifery service
  • neonatal nursery level 1
  • ultrasound
  • postnatal family rooms
  • dietitian
  • diabetes education
  • physiotherapy
  • parent education classes
  • child health nurse
  • mental health services
  • social work services.

Contact

Busselton Hospital
Phone: 9754 0333
Address: Mill Road, Busselton WA 6280

Margaret River Hospital

Margaret River Hospital provides care for low risk pregnancies and births.

Facilities

Facilities at Margaret River Hospital include:

  • 1 delivery suite
  • 5 obstetric beds.

Services and features

Services and features at the hospital include:

  • primary care with GP obstetricians
  • GP shared-care
  • midwifery led clinics
  • 24-hour epidural service
  • neonatal nursery level 1
  • early discharge program
  • ultrasound
  • dietitian
  • diabetes education
  • physiotherapy
  • parent education classes
  • child health nurse
  • mental health services
  • social work services.

Contact

Margaret River Hospital
Phone: 9757 0400
Address: Farrelly Street, Margaret River WA 6285

Warren Hospital

Warren Hospital provides care for very low risk pregnancies and births.

Facilities

Facilities at Warren Hospital include:

  • 1 delivery suite.

Services and features

Services and features at the hospital include:

  • primary care with GP obstetricians
  • GP shared-care
  • midwifery led clinics
  • emergency and elective caesarean section (limited)
  • epidural service – variable availability
  • neonatal nursery level 1
  • ultrasound
  • dietitian
  • diabetes education
  • physiotherapy
  • parent education classes
  • child health nurse
  • mental health services
  • social work services
  • Aboriginal health worker.

Contact

Warren Hospital
Phone: 9777 0300
Address: Hospital Avenue, Manjimup WA 6258
Acknowledgements

Women and Newborn Health Service


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