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Wellington Obstetrics

Private Service, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maternity, Pregnancy Ultrasound

Today

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

Wellington Obstetrics offers personalised maternity care that will successfully guide you and your baby safely through preconception, pregnancy and childbirth. Our comprehensive range of services can attend to your every need throughout your pregnancy.
 
Services we offer include:
Click here to find helpful guides to inform you throughout your pregnancy.
 
COVID-19: find our COVID-19 statement here and the most up to date information about COVID-19 vaccination in pregnant and breastfeeding women and those planning pregnancy here
 
 
What is Obstetrics?
Obstetrics is the area of medicine concerned with the treatment of women during pregnancy (antenatal), labour and delivery, and the time after childbirth (postnatal). Once pregnancy has been confirmed, regular antenatal checks should be performed by a midwife, GP or obstetrician (doctor who is specialised in obstetrics). In the first 28 weeks, these checks will be done every month but will increase as the pregnancy progresses.

Staff

Specialists: see our obstetric medical specialists below.

Practice Manager: Alison Curran

Midwives: Leanne Bowden, Madeline Dymond-Cate, Jenny Petrovich

Reception: Katherine Love and Gina Bostrovas

Consultants

Ages

Adult / Pakeke

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Via Phone or Email

Referral

A GP Referral is required for our consultation services.

Website / App

Telehealth consultations available

Charges

We are a Southern Cross Affiliated Provider

Hours

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Procedures / Treatments

  • Obstetric Ultrasound

    Ultrasound imaging, also called ultrasound scanning, is a method of obtaining pictures from inside the human body through the use of high frequency sound waves.… More

  • Amniocentesis

    This is a procedure used to evaluate the health of your unborn baby and identify any problems that may exist.… More

  • Chorionic Villus Sampling

    Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) is used to test for genetic disorders, such as Down’s syndrome, and involves taking a small sample of the chorionic villi, which are the tiny units that make up the placenta.… More

  • Toxaemia of Pregnancy (pre-eclampsia)

    Toxaemia of pregnancy or pre-eclampsia is a condition that occurs in some women during the second half of pregnancy.… More

  • Gestational Diabetes

    Gestation is the length of a pregnancy from conception to birth (usually 40 weeks in humans).… More

  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR)

    In a very small number of pregnancies, the baby may not grow as well as in a normal pregnancy.… More

  • Epidural

    An epidural is a type of anaesthetic (medication that stops pain and feeling) that makes your lower body numb without putting you to sleep.… More

  • Induction of Labour

    Induction of labour is the process of starting labour artificially.… More

  • Caesarean Section

    A caesarean section is the name of the operation done to deliver a baby through a cut in your stomach and uterus (womb).… More

  • Foetal Distress

    A foetus is the name given to an unborn baby after the eighth week of pregnancy until birth.… More

  • Premature Baby

    A premature baby is one that is born before 37 weeks’ gestation (the length of a pregnancy from conception to birth).… More

  • Postpartum Depression

    The postpartum (also called postnatal) period is the time after the birth of a baby.… More

  • Infertility

    About one in every six couples in New Zealand will experience infertility.… More

  • In Vitro Fertilisation

    This is the process of fertilising the woman’s egg with the male’s sperm outside of the woman’s body in the laboratory.… More

Services Provided

Pregnancy Care

Because pregnancy care is so important for your health and the health of your baby, it is free for all NZ citizens, residents and many other visa holders. Your midwife…

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Labour and Birth Care

Your midwife will be on-call for you and will attend your labour and birth. In the event that they are away or busy, they will have arranged a back-up midwife…

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Staying in Hospital/Birth Centre After the Birth

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Public Transport

155 The Terrace: bus stops are located close to this location.

38 Riddiford Street: bus stops are just outside and more are within a short walking distance (Wellington Hospital, Riddiford Street and Adelaide Road).

Parking

155 The Terrace:

On-street metered and coupon parking will be operating as normal.  There is also Wilson car parking available next door located in the James Cook Hotel building.   

38 Riddiford Street: 

There is public parking across at Wellington Hospital, otherwise there is free public parking down the street at Countdown on the bottom floor. 

 

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 5:16PM on September 28, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Wellington Obstetrics.