The safety and well-being of our babies, mothers, families, doctors and staff is always our highest priority.

Maternity Patients

Our preference is for all patients and their partner / support person to be vaccinated against COVID-19, however we provide a service to all patients regardless of their vaccination status

Partner / support person

Our preference is for the partner / support person to be vaccinated, however all partners / support person will be allowed access to visit


  • Allowed up to two (2) visitors at a time
  • No restriction on the number of visitors permitted per patient, per day
  • Children from the same household/siblings of the newborn are permitted to visit in the maternity unit between 2:00pm until 7:00pm
  • Visiting hours are between 2.00pm until 7.00pm
  • No restriction to partner / support person

We appreciate that this is a challenging time and thank you for your support in helping to keep our babies and their families as safe as possible.

If you have any COVID-19 related questions and other enquiries related to your admission, please contact our Maternity Services Manager Monday – Friday between 8.00am and 4.00pm on 08 8375 5688.

Can I have my partner AND another support person with me during childbirth?
Only one (1) partner / support person is able to be present during childbirth (including labour ward and operating theatre).

Special circumstances to have a second support person present during labour and delivery may be considered. Please speak to your Obstetrician.

Are there any restrictions of visitors to the Nursery?
You and your partner / support person can visit your baby in the Nursery at any time. However, additional visitors and siblings are not permitted to visit the Nursery.

Please note, if you test positive to COVID, you will need to isolate from the nursery for 10 days.

What happens if there is a case of COVID-19 within the hospital during my stay?
We are well prepared to manage patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19.

What happens if I develop COVID-19 symptoms prior to admission?
Where a maternity patient or partner / support person develops symptoms of COVID-19 prior to admission you must have a RAT or PCR test, isolate and await result. Please advise your Obstetrician if you receive a positive COVID-19 PCR or RAT result.

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