Greenslopes Maternity
Part of Ramsay Health Care

FAQs

When can I book into Greenslopes Private Hospital to have my baby?

If your due date is on or after 1 April 2013 you can book  into Greenslopes Private Hospital Maternity Service via the online booking process.

Do I need an obstetrician to book into Greenslopes?

If you have not yet confirmed your obstetrician you can still complete the online booking form for Greenslopes Private Hospital and simply indicate TO BE CONFIRMED in the Obstetrician name field.  We recommend you refer to our list of obstetricians on the website and make contact as soon as possible to secure your booking. Once you have confirmed your obstetrician please enter your booking online via the patient portal and update your booking with your obstetrician’s details.

If I need to deliver the baby early can this be catered for at Greenslopes?

Greenslopes Private Hospital can deliver babies if the pregnancy is 32 weeks or more.  Mothers who go into labour prior to 32 weeks will be transferred to the Mater Mothers’ hospital where the baby can be cared for in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

How many nights will I be in hospital after giving birth?

A standard stay for vaginal birth is three to four nights, or four to five nights for a caesarean section.

Can I book in for a tour of the maternity facilities?

Yes. Tours of the new Greenslopes Maternity Service are held on Tuesday from 5.30pm and Saturday from 2pm.  Bookings are essential as numbers are limited.  To book or for more information please contact Maternity Reception on tel: 3394 7900. Tours are also included for those participating in our Childbirth Education classes.

What are some other sources of information I should keep in mind?

13 HEALTH (24 hour health hotline including child health)

13 43 25 84
Alcohol and Drug Information Service

07 3837 5989

1800 177 833

Australian Childhood Immunisation Register

www.medicareaustralia.gov.au

1800 653 809

Australian Breastfeeding Association Helpline

www.breastfeeding.asn.au

1800 686 2 686

Beyond Blue The National Depression Initiative

www.beyondblue.org.au

1300 224 636

Child Safety After Hours Service Centre

www.childsafety.qld.gov.au

07 3235 9999

1800 177 135

Kidsafe

www.kidsafeqld.com.au

07 3854 1829

Parentline

www.parentline.com.au

1300 301 300
Poisons Information centre 13 11 26

Child and Youth Health factsheets

www.health.qld.gov.au/child&youth/factsheets