Westmead Private Hospital
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Why Choose Us


Some of the reasons to choose Westmead Private Hospital:

  • Childbirth and parenting programs to help prepare both you and your partner for the birth of your child
  • Guaranteed private room with ensuite following the birth of your baby
  • 46 bed maternity unit providing all your needs for a comfortable stay
  • All rooms offer comfortable sleeping arrangements for a support person to stay and be totally involved in the care of your newborn baby
  • Deluxe Parenting suites, which are 1½ times larger than our standard room, provide couples the opportunity to stay together in hospital after the birth of their baby (*subject to availability)
  • Large diverse choice of experienced Obstetricians (click here for list)
  • Experienced Paediatricians who will care for your baby (click here for Paediatricians list)
  • Unique advantage of being co-located with both Westmead Hospital and the Children's Hospital at Westmead. This allows us to provide our patients with the highest standard of private hospital care whilst having access to tertiary level care facilities if required (*access to Neonatal Intensive Care at Westmead Hospital and Westmead Children's Hospital is dependent on bed availability).
  • Anticipated stay will be 3 nights for a vaginal birth and 4 nights for a caesarean section
  • The women’s only Infant Feeding Support Centre which empowers, promotes and educates women with infant feeding and parenting skills during your hospital stay with advanced lactation support available
  • Skin to skin and feeding in Recovery Ward for elective Caesarean Section (some exclusions apply)
  • Highly experienced and competent team to care for you during your stay
  • Advanced lactation support
  • Extensive post natal education program including preparation for home, bathing, settling and infant feeding
  • All baby needs supplied (nappies, wipes, infant formula if needed)
  • Foxtel and WiFi access
  • CTG Clinic for mums during their pregnancy if required
  • We continue to care for our mums and bubs after they leave hospital, offering comprehensive postnatal support with the following FREE programs:
    • Postnatal Support Clinic – Feeding, settling and sleep advice is offered by expert midwives and lactation consultants in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere
    • Infant Massage Workshops – our specifically trained midwives in infant massage help new parents understand the correct strokes, ideal timing and length of massage for their newborn baby.
    • Postnatal Exercise Classes - these classes are offered to our postnatal mums and aim to provide fitness and strength as well as to ease backache, continence issues and pelvic floor dysfunctions
  • We also offer a maternity short stay package for uninsured Medicare only patients. Please contact our Bookings Team for more information on 8837 9279
  • We offer a maternity long term parking rate, valid for 4 months, for $80
  • Transparency of fees for paediatric and anaesthetic services, with maximum out of pocket for paediatric services not exceeding $300 and for anaesthetic services no exceeding $500. See Payment Information
* Please note there is a cost involved for this service which may not be covered by your health fund

Why Choose Westmead Private Hospital