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CHOOSING YOUR MATERNITY CARE IN CANBERRA
There are a number of options for maternity care in Canberra. For up to date information, click here:
TCH Birthing Suite 6174 7444
TCH Switchboard 6244 2222
Calvary Antenatal Clinic 6201 6359
Calvary Birthing Suite 6201 6034
Calvary Birth Centre 6264 7062
John James Maternity Centre 6281 8730
Queanbeyan Maternity Unit 6298 9265
Health Direct 1800 022 222
Parentline ACT 9am – 9pm Mon to Fri 6287 3833
Post & Ante Natal Depression Support and Information (PANDSI) 6288 1936
ACT Health Immunisation Information Line 6205 2300
Australian Breastfeeding Association Helpline – 1800 mum 2 mum (1800 686 268) – A great resource for new mothers breastfeeding. I called their hotline when my bub was only a few weeks old, a great support.
CHILD AND FAMILY CENTRES
Drop in centres that provide support for families. Includes services such as paint n play, MACH nurses at certain times, support groups for families from diverse backgrounds.
Gungahlin 6207 0120
Tuggeranong 6207 8228
West Belconnen 6205 2904
MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH (MACH) NURSING SERVICE AND DROP IN CLINICS
MACH nurses can be found at the Child and Family Centres during certain hours or at your local MACH clinic. To make an appointment, contact Community Health Intake 6207 9977 or drop in to one of the clinics at the drop in times. Developmental checks and immunisations require an appointment.
SLEEP AND SETTLING
Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) 6205 2333 – Support for families with unsettled babies, feeding problems, failure to thrive etc.
Early Days – a support group for parents of newborns up to three months of age