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#1 sunshine*

Posted 02 January 2013 - 06:25 PM

Hi everyone! I'm due the end of June 2013 and live in the Sutherland Shire area - anyone live in or close to the shire too? Hoping to discuss Obs/hospitals in the area pros and cons and anything and everything else pregnancy related! original.gif

#2 imamumto3

Posted 02 January 2013 - 06:27 PM

don't belong here, but just wanted to say congrats on your bub and for getting to live in the shire!

#3 Tired Feral too

Posted 03 January 2013 - 04:28 PM

Hi , I live in the Shire and have booked into the birth centre at St George Hospital as I wanted a natural water birth like my other 2. You normally need to book very early to get into it. You can always ring and find out if they have space if a completely natural, no drugs birth with only midwives is what you want.

I have had friends birth at Sutherland hospital and have found it fine.

If you want to go private- I have used a lovely OB- Trent Miller who is based in Hurstville. I think it was Hurstville Community Hospital? He came very highly recommended from my midwife friends.  I can't find his details but I am sure your GP could find them for you if you decide to go with him.

#4 BecW292

Posted 18 January 2013 - 03:08 PM

Hi ladies

Apologies for joing the conversation so late.

I am kind of shire. DH & I live in Miranda but we are staying with my mum in the Hills area till shortly after bub is born.

I cant comment personally on shire hospitals but from word of mouth Kareena private is fantastic (friend had 4 kids there & her SIL 2) and my SIL had her baby at Sutherland and said she was treated very well.

Do either of you know if a mothers group is being formed for the shire area? Id love to join one when we moved back as I dont know anyone in the area & certainly not anyone with kids so it would be great to meet new people, especially women with kids a similar age to my own.

Hope your everyone's pregnancy is going well.

Bec.

#5 Pughead

Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:46 AM

Hi Sunshine,

Congratulations, I too am due in June (mid)...

I also live in the Sutherland shire, I will be giving birth at Kareena Private hospital and my OB is Dr Norman Chan, this is my first baby however I have heard only amazing things about Kareena hospiatal..

Dr Norman Chan is amazing, I have had about 5 appointments with him so far, but I would highly recommend him.

#6 hopem 28

Posted 30 January 2013 - 07:02 PM

QUOTE (sunshine* @ 02/01/2013, 07:25 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hi everyone! I'm due the end of June 2013 and live in the Sutherland Shire area - anyone live in or close to the shire too? Hoping to discuss Obs/hospitals in the area pros and cons and anything and everything else pregnancy related! original.gif


#7 alwaystired

Posted 31 January 2013 - 02:05 AM

Hello

I had my 1st Bub in march last year and about 4 weeks after i went to the local clinic (in my case sutherland) If you keep in contact with everyone you meet there then you'll have a mothers group with babies all the same age.  original.gif
I had my 1st at Kareena and will be having my next there too (due early june). Cant fault kareena but i have nothing to compare it too.
Good luck with all your pregnancies everyone!




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