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BMI Limit for Armadale Hospital (Perth)?
Anybody know if they have one?


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#1 Cranky Kitten

Posted 07 February 2013 - 11:25 PM

Does anyone know what (if any) the BMI limit is to deliver at Armadale Hospital? I'm currently re-thinking my preference for going to Mercy as apparently Armadale has a waterbirth option but being of higher BMI I'm worried I might be considered too high a risk and end up being sent to KEMH.


#2 FeralFP

Posted 07 February 2013 - 11:40 PM

I had a pre-pregnancy BMI of about 31 (obese) when pg with DD 2 years ago. I was weighed at every antenatal appointment (everyone is) but they never once brought up or discussed my weight with me so I assumed it wasn't an issue.

Not sure if this is true but I have heard that public hospitals look at your weight as a factor when you are over 100kg at the booking in apt. I dont think it automatically rules you out for anything, but just that they look into your BMI, health issues etc then to assess whether you are high risk or not.






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