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Posted 10 February 2013 - 12:25 AM
Hi, i just found out i was preg a few days ago. I have a 9 month old dd born by emergancy csection. Im choosing to have this baby by csection also. Im wondering if anyone knows of a hospital or birthing centre that my partner can stay with me for the duration of my stay?? I am in south east qld
Posted 10 February 2013 - 12:34 AM
I had my second son at Pindara and my dh stayed the whole time. There was no double bed like the one in Melbourne where we had ds1 but there was a couch you could take the cushions off and turn into a bed. I think we may have had to pay extra for this room? Can't remember.
Posted 10 February 2013 - 01:29 AM
if you are private, then your partner can generally stay, as long as you have your own room.
My hospital only offered DH a bed for the first night after birth, but we chose for him to go home and sleep, and second time I was home the next morning anyways.
Posted 10 February 2013 - 01:53 PM
The Mater private allows partners to stay. Unsure about the public section.
DH can get food and everything (at an extra cost).
Posted 10 February 2013 - 01:56 PM
Greenslopes Private (newly opened) offers this. So does the Mater Private.
Posted 10 February 2013 - 02:34 PM
Northwest private also allow your partner to stay. I think Sunnybank do too.
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