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#1 lozoodle

Posted 01 August 2012 - 09:02 AM

For those who have chosen / booked in already, where will you be having your babies?  Will be interesting to see if any of us wind up at the same place.

I'm going to birth at Sutherland Hospital in Sydney. I had my previous two babies there also original.gif

#2 JamieLee85

Posted 01 August 2012 - 10:21 AM

St John Of God Hospital in Geelong

#3 sparrowfall

Posted 01 August 2012 - 10:32 AM

Frances Perry in Melb.

Did the tour yesterday, was great.  Upstairs from the Royal Women's in case you need N/ICU.

#4 Guest_Zombiekitten_*

Posted 01 August 2012 - 10:49 AM

Caboolture hospital

#5 *Katey*

Posted 01 August 2012 - 10:55 AM

St Andrews in Ipswich, QLD.

Main reason - it's the closest private hospital to us.

But I also had my surgery for my ectopic pregnancy there (so I was in the maternity ward for a few days) and I was really impressed with everything. The nurses for the most part were great, the food was delicious, the room was lovely, and they allowed my husband to stay with me the whole time and sleep in the room with me at night. They were also very relaxed on visiting hours, as we were in a private room. Which was very helpful.

So I'm more than happy to go back there again original.gif

#6 Zahhy

Posted 01 August 2012 - 11:35 AM

I'll be going to the John Hunter in Newcastle, it's where I had DS and DD and the closest Maternity Hospital to where we are living now.

#7 SlyMonkey

Posted 01 August 2012 - 01:14 PM

Cabrini Malvern in Melbourne for me!

#8 SarahVandooo

Posted 01 August 2012 - 01:21 PM

Casey hospital in berwick, I've had friends go there and they all say the staff were lovely

#9 Cyaira

Posted 03 August 2012 - 07:38 AM

I'm going to North Shore Private in Sydney. original.gif

#10 redmum77

Posted 03 August 2012 - 09:02 AM

Brisbane, RBWH birth centre hopefully! If not, probably the birth suites if I don't freak out and opt for private. I'll get in to the birth centre... I just have to.

#11 BeccaBoo88

Posted 03 August 2012 - 09:06 AM

Norwest Private for me.

I think anyway! Haha. I'm a little confused but have booked for my OB who has a room there so I'm guessing that will be it. original.gif

#12 Guest_AllegraM_*

Posted 03 August 2012 - 09:10 AM

Cairns Base Hospital as a private patient. Need to go public for VBAC attemtpt and it will be a cold day in hell before I ever go back to Cairns Private.

#13 Emmaleee

Posted 03 August 2012 - 12:45 PM

Mitcham private in Melb- feels nice and relaxed, kind of like a nursing home hahaha. All private rooms so that was the main reason

#14 FizzlingFireboxes

Posted 03 August 2012 - 01:02 PM

Norwest private for me, had DS there and loved it original.gif

BeccaBoo88, your OB will give you the hospital admission forms when you see him/her. I had to make an appointment there with DS, where I paid $60 (i think) to book in.

#15 Alxeen

Posted 03 August 2012 - 04:01 PM

I going to the Mercy - Heidelberg and have my preference in for the FBC. I had a midwife led birth last time (at Birralee, Box Hill) and it was amazing. Also the 24 hr discharge suits me as I'd rather be home sooner.

#16 adl

Posted 03 August 2012 - 10:44 PM

Mater in North Sydney, my OB only delivers there which reminds me I better book!! Had DS there and all good except I had a noisy room next to nursery & nurses station, requesting one far far away!!!!

#17 Gembac8019

Posted 03 August 2012 - 11:18 PM

RBWH in brisbane.. having a elective c/section and freaking out. dreading it actually. not the c/section - have had 2 before, but the hospital experience itself.

#18 Maysie81

Posted 03 August 2012 - 11:21 PM

QUOTE (Emmaleee @ 03/08/2012, 12:45 PM)
Mitcham private in Melb- feels nice and relaxed, kind of like a nursing home hahaha. All private rooms so that was the main reason

Same as me Emmalee. I had DS1 there and could not praise highly enough. The 2pm dessert trolley was AMAZING!

#19 Corchen

Posted 05 August 2012 - 11:53 AM

The New Orange Hospital, as it's the only one available unless i go through the birthing clinic

#20 Linda6

Posted 05 August 2012 - 10:35 PM

QUOTE (Zombiekitten @ 01/08/2012, 10:49 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Caboolture hospital

I'm going to Caboolture hospital too - due date at this stage is 20th March so we will probably be there around about the same time.


#21 Swarley

Posted 06 August 2012 - 12:15 PM

Wagga base for me. First time!

My others were at RPA, Canterbury and 2 at Nepean.
We move around a lot original.gif

#22 lorywhol

Posted 06 August 2012 - 09:20 PM

St John of God, Subiaco in Perth.

Unless we decide to move to Canberra then that's a whole new story that I haven't worried about yet.

#23 mytimenow

Posted 08 August 2012 - 09:18 AM

John James Private in Canberra for me, booked in with my OB yesterday, so we are all good to go.

#24 Coconuttie

Posted 08 August 2012 - 10:27 AM

Mater Mothers Private in Brisbane. Have had a couple of friends give birth there and they have only had positive things to say. Guess we will just have to wait and see!

#25 Charli73

Posted 08 August 2012 - 10:32 AM

QUOTE (Maysie81 @ 03/08/2012, 11:21 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Same as me Emmalee. I had DS1 there and could not praise highly enough. The 2pm dessert trolley was AMAZING!

Just had baby number 2 there 3 weeks ago and has baby one there last year, DH and I loved the daily cake trolley!!!
The whole place for me both times was amazing would love to go back!

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