Maternity

There are 3 hospitals across the Canberra region offering women greater maternity choices. The Centenary Hospital for Women and Children, Calvary Public Hospital and Queanbeyan District Hospital offer a full range of maternity choices for expectant mothers.

There are many things to consider when you discover you are pregnant including making decisions about what model of maternity care you would like.

Calvary Public Hospital

Calvary Public Hospital offers a range of safe birthing options and is suitable for women with low to moderate risk pregnancy.

Queanbeyan District Hospital

The Queanbeyan District Hospital is a great option for women from South Eastern NSW needing local maternity services. The Maternity Unit deals with low-risk pregnancies. There are 3 birthing suites and 7 postnatal beds, and is staffed with highly skilled nurses, midwives, medical officers, allied health professionals, maternity specialists, registrars and obstetricians.

To find out more about the full range of maternity services at the Queanbeyan District Hospital please call 02 6298 9265.

Centenary Hospital for Women and Children (CHWC)

The Centenary Hospital for Women and Children (CHWC) offers a range of maternity options for care during pregnancy, birth and early parenting.  We offer antenatal clinics for routine and high-risk pregnancies, birthing services through our birth suite and birth centre and inpatient antenatal and postnatal care through our inpatient wards. Please call 02 5124 7444 to speak with a midwife about any pregnancy related concerns.

For all other enquiries including making or changing an antenatal care appointment and childbirth education bookings, please call 02 5124 7625.

Useful contact numbers for pregnancy and birth information/services
  • Telephone interpreter Service 13 14 50
  • Australian Breastfeeding Association 1800 686 268
  • Calvary Public Hospital Maternity Reception 62016030
  • Calvary Antenatal Clinic (bookings and classes) 6201 6359
  • Canberra Hospital – Centenary Hospital for Women and Children
  • Physiotherapy 5124 5921
  • Main Switchboard 5124 0000
  • Antenatal appointments, childbirth education and other enquiries including continuity of care 5124 7625
  • Domestic and family violence support 6280 0900
  • Rape Crisis Service 6247 2525
  • Karinya House  6259 8998
  • Maternal and Child health Clinic Central Intake 5124 9977
  • Mental health support 1800629 354
  • Pregnancy, birth and baby helpline 1800 88 24 36
  • Smoking, alcohol and other drug support 5124 9977
  • Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service 6284 6222
  • Women’s legal services 6257 4499
Page last updated on: 4 Jun 2019