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Postnatal Care (After Birth)

Staying in Hospital/Birth Centre After the Birth

After the birth you will be tired and busy getting to know your new baby. Most women who have had a normal birth stay in the hospital or birth centre for 48 hours. If you have had a caesarean section, the usual hospital stay is 3-5 days. There may be an option to have your postnatal stay in a primary unit if you have given birth at hospital. Some women choose to go straight home after birth, this is called a planned early discharge. Talk to your midwife about your postnatal stay and make sure your family know what your plan is.

Contact Details

Pukekohe Hospital

South Auckland

  • Sarah Bosgra : 021 230 0616
  • Kirsten Eady : 021 885 359
  • Carol Hedgman : 0274 995 585
  • Diane Burgoyne : 021 449 226
  • Annette Norris : 027 458 9866
  • Liz Harker: 027 2564088

1 Tuakau Road
Pukekohe
Auckland 2120

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1 Tuakau Road
Pukekohe
Auckland 2120

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Pukekohe Primary Birthing Unit
1 Tuakau Road
Pukekohe 2120

This page was last updated at 10:32AM on May 8, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Charisma Midwifery Collective.