Mater Maternity

Coming to hospital


Coming to Hospital

Are you in labour?

When you think you are in labour, if your membranes have ruptured or if you have any bleeding, please telephone the Birthing Suite on (02) 9900 7681 or (02) 9900 7682.  If your doctor tells you to come to the hospital, please remember to telephone the Birthing Suite before leaving home.

After-hours access

For security reasons, from 10.00pm to 6.00am you will find the hospital main entrance doors locked, so please use the Maternity buzzer at the front entrance and you will be admitted immediately.

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hospital double bed

Support people

Please discuss with your doctor and midwife if you wish to have  a support person in the Birthing Suite. They will need to be informed of your arrangements and be prepared to attend to your needs during delivery. 

Please note, currently due to COVID-19 restrictions only one partner or support person is permitted in the Birthing Suite.

Contact Us

If at any time during your pregnancy you have concerns, please feel free to contact the Birthing Suite on (02) 9900 7681 or (02) 9900 7682. The Birthing Suite has 24 hour-a-day contact with your obstetrician.