During your pregnancy

Locations:

Every pregnancy is different and every woman has unique circumstances. As a result, you may need to access different services during your pregnancy, visits and birth at Mercy Hospital for Women.

During your pregnancy care, your antenatal clinic team will refer you to the following services when needed:

 

It is important not to wait until your next appointment if you:

  • are concerned about your baby’s movements (see the download)
  • have any vaginal bleeding
  • ­break your waters
  • ­think you are in labour
  • ­become unwell or experience new symptoms that you are worried about.

You can call the Mercy Hospital for Women emergency department on 03 8458 4000 any time.

 

Last reviewed August 10, 2018.

Your pregnancy care

At Mercy Hospital for Women, we offer a range of pregnancy care options to suit your personal preferences and individual health circumstances.

Your pregnancy care

Your hospital stay for pregnancy and birth

Whether you are admitted to Mercy Hospital for Women during your pregnancy, which is not common, or for your labour, birth and the period after your baby is born, our staff are here to make sure you have all the care and information you need.

Your hospital stay for pregnancy and birth

When you get home with your baby

Knowing what to expect in the first weeks at home with your new baby can help you prepare and understand the supports available to you.

When you get home with your baby