Welcome to Maternity Services

Our service provides pregnancy, birth and postnatal care to the Geelong Community and the wider Barwon South West region. Our staff are dedicated to providing quality, safe and culturally appropriate care in partnership with women and their families using evidence based care to achieve the best health outcomes. We demonstrate our values of respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation in all that we do.

If you have a Medicare card there are generally no out-of-pocket expenses for services provided by University Hospital Geelong Maternity Services. This applies to consultants and reviews with midwifery and obstetric staff, allied health support, and inpatient services.

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Temporary entrance

From Wednesday 30 August to mid-February, the Maternity Day Assessment Unit (MDAU), the Geelong Midwives Clinic Rooms and Maternity Reception will be under redevelopment.

The Myers Street entrance will be used for labouring women only.

All other maternity patients need to use the main entrance on Bellerine Street (Level 3).

  • For after-hours appointments in the Birthing suite, take the Outpatients lift to Level 4, follow the signs to Birthing Suite.
  • If attending the Maternity Day Assessment, the Geelong Midwives Clinic and Maternity Reception, please take the main lifts near the cafeteria to Level 6 and then follow the signs.

We apologise for the inconvenience and thank you for your co-operation during this period.

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    Pictured: (L-R) Run Geelong Ambassador Nadia Bartel, husband Jimmy and son Aston. In November 2016, Run Geelong raised more than $320,000 for the for the refurbishment of the Maternity Ward...

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    Run Geelong raises $320k for Maternity Ward
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    Everything you need to know about coming to hospital.

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