Mother and Baby

Local Pregnancy and Birth Support

Pre and post natal services in the Coffs Harbour Region

 

Hospitals

Coffs Harbour Health Campus                  
Pacific Highway, Coffs Harbour
Maternity Unit  02 6656 7214
Birthing Unit      02 6656 7210
 
Facilities:

  • The maternity ward is a 19 bed unit with a combination of single and 2 bed rooms.

  • The birthing unit has 4 birthing suites. Each suite has a private bathroom with a shower and a large bath to accommodate water births. Birthing suites also have a small private courtyard, a CD player, and dimmable lights. 

  • The birthing unit provide birth balls but recommend women bring their own as the balls could being used by other birthing women. 

 
Macksville Heath Campus 
Boundary Street, Macksville
Maternity Unit   02 6568 0656 or 02 6568 0631
https://www.facebook.com/Macksville-Birthing-686810784724789/
 
Facilities 

  • Brand new inpatient maternity unit for low risk birthing. The new maternity unit has a birth centre feel and a cultural focus, with Indigenous artwork throughout and baths in the birthing suite to accommodate water immersion. The unit is staffed by midwives with on call obstetricians and GPs. 

Models of Care

he Pregnancy Care Service is available at both Coffs Harbour Health Campus and Macksville Health Campus. Pregnancy Care Service provides Team Midwifery Care, where a small team of midwives support you throughout your pregnancy, labour and postnatally. The team midwives will call upon the hospital obstetricians if complications arise.
UPDATE: Midwifery Group Practice is set to start at the Coffs Harbour Health Campus by 2021.  MGP is a welcome and overdue model of care for local women, who will be able to access continuity of care with one midwife throughout their pregnancy and birthing journey. 
 
Coffs Harbour Health Campus 
Pregnancy Care Service  02 6656 5300
Clinic hours: 8.30am – 5.30pm Monday to Saturday with evening clinics until 7pm on Mondays and Thursdays.

  • Pregnant women can choose to be cared for by a private obstetrician or the team of public hospital midwives and obstetricians. The maternity ward provides care for both private and public patients. 

  • Pregnant women can self refer to the service from 14 weeks onwards or be referred by their GP.

 
Macksville Health Campus 
Pregnancy Care Service  02 6568 0656
Clinic hours: 9am – 5pm every Wednesday. 

  • Shared care between midwives, local GPs and Coffs Harbour Pregnancy Care Service. Consultations with obstetricians are provided when required. 

  • Booking in service for either Coffs Harbour Hospital or Macksville Hospital.

  • Pregnant women can self refer from any gestation or be referred by their GP.

Private Midwives

  • Robyn Rudner ​​​

             Holistic Midwifery, Macskville NSW  
             0418 261 416

Private Obstetricians

  • Dr Triveni Nanda 

           Women’s Specialist Centre 
           3/60 Albany Street
           Coffs Harbour NSW
           02 6651 3848

  • Dr Harvey Ward

            Specialist Medical Centre (opposite Coffs Harbour Base Hospital) Pacific Highway ,                          Coffs Harbour NSW
            02 6652 1266

  • Dr Robert Garland

            62 Victoria Street, Coffs Harbour NSW
            02 6652 5934

Hypnobirthing Australia™ Certified Practitioners

  • Sapphire Waves Hypnobirthing Coffs Harbour  

            https://www.sapphirewaveshypnobirthing.com.au
            https://www.facebook.com/SapphireWavesHypnobirthing/

Doulas

  • Jessica Nash

             0404 856 291

  • Freya Knight – Belly Birth and Bond Doula Services

            0432 111 852

  • Sammi Cambray – Mama Rising Holistic Doula and Counselling 

             0418 950 793

  • Bellingen Baby Homebirth and Natural Birth Support 

             0418 950 793

Breastfeeding Support

  • Australian Breastfeeding Association Support Group

            Meet every 3rd Wednesday of the month 9.30am – 11.30am
            Coffs Harbour Botanical Gardens 

  • Child and Family Health Clinic – Lactation Clinic

             Every Wednesday by appointment
             29 Park Avenue, Coffs Harbour
             02 6652 3503 

Complimentary Therapists and Services

Placenta Life Placenta Encapsulation

0438 022 311

http://www.placentalife.com.au/

https://www.facebook.com/Loveplacentalife

Aaryan Smith 
Nana Glen
0414 344 865
http://www.aaryansmith.com/
https://www.facebook.com/Coffsharbourpregnancymassag/about/
Services:

  • Pregnancy care

  • Pregnancy massage

  • Naturopathy

 
Coffs Harbour Women’s Health Clinic
45-53 Little Street
Coffs Harbour
02 6652 8111
http://genhealth.org.au/
https://www.facebook.com/Coffs-Harbour-Womens-Health-Centre-289147204433949/
Services:

  • Antenatal and postnatal physiotherapy with Megan Kelly

  • Pelvic floor issues

  • Pregnancy Pilates

  • Prenatal, antenatal and postnatal GP care

  • Counselling

  • Acupuncture

 
Craig Little - Physiotherapist
Park Beach Physiotherapy
19 Park Beach Road
Coffs Harbour
02 6651 6477
http://www.parkbeachphysio.com.au/
https://www.facebook.com/parkbeachphysio
 
Living Well Chiropractic
27 Gundagai Street
Coffs Harbour
02 6651 3901
http://www.lwcch.com.au/
 
Coffs Harbour Acupuncture Clinic
87 West High Street
Coffs Harbour
02 6651 2898
http://www.coffsharbouracupunctureclinic.com/
 
Kim Smailes Acupuncture 
32B Walter Morris Close
Coffs Harbour
0413 818 176
http://www.kimsmailes.com.au/Index.htm
https://www.facebook.com/KimSmailesAcupuncture/

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