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OB recommendations at North Shore Private, Mater or RPA ?

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#1 Cla218

Posted 10 October 2018 - 11:46 AM

Hi everyone,

I'm new to this forum. Hello!

Just found out I am 5 weeks pregnant (yay!) and GP has recommended to start thinking on OB to go with.

Not sure where to start but thinking of delivering either in North Shore Private, Mater Hospital or RPA private. What are your thoughts on each site?

Can anyone recommend OBs to consider?

So far I've looked at Dr Anthony Marren, Dr Chris Smith and Dr Colin Walsh. Has anyone had experience with them?

Would love to hear your thoughts (of course via PMs for the OBs as per the guidelines of this website).

Thank you so much for your help!

#2 Caribou

Posted 10 October 2018 - 12:13 PM

I’ve sent you a PM as per guideline rules, congrats on pregnancy!

#3 Luci

Posted 10 October 2018 - 12:29 PM

Congratulations on your pregnancy. I have had 3 babies at North Shore Private and had a fantastic experience each time. There is always lots of positive feedback about the Mater as well.  I didn't know RPA had a private section as well, I haven't heard anything about that.

I will send you a PM re the OB's. North Shore Private Maternity and the popular OB's can book out very quickly. If you are 5 weeks pregnant you should book as soon as possible.

#4 Bella Laird

Posted 17 October 2018 - 06:15 PM

Congrats, sent you a PM

#5 SF89

Posted 24 October 2018 - 10:42 PM

Congratulations! I'm also looking for recommendations for OB's at the Mater or Nth Shore Private - is it possible for you to please pm me with the recommendations you've received?

Thanks for your help :)

#6 Billy224

Posted 15 February 2019 - 10:45 AM

Congrats, we are looking at between North shore private or the mater. Any suggestions on Obsetrition or feedback on either hospital? PM me

#7 Hands Up

Posted 15 February 2019 - 12:40 PM

I had a lovely OB at the SAN with the added bonus they charge a lot less there and have a brand new delivery wing and maternity wing.

PM if you are interested in other hospitals nearby:-)

#8 Lalala4

Posted 15 February 2019 - 01:36 PM

If you want to try for a vaginal birth then you should ask about caesarean rates. Some OBs on the north shore have an extremely high percentage of Caesars and basically prefer it for everyone.

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