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Primary Birthing Unit - Ōamaru | Southern | Te Whatu Ora

Public Service, Maternity, Maternity/Birthing Facilities


Formerly Southern DHB Primary Birthing Unit - Ōamaru

Ōamaru Maternity Centre specialises in birth support services. The unit is staffed by six midwives and nurses who cover postnatal care. There are up to two birthing rooms, including a birthing pool, and up to four postnatal rooms. An on-call service operates at night if the centre is not occupied. The centre has two antenatal clinic rooms and an obstetrician holds an obstetric clinic once a month in the hospital’s outpatient department. They are a breastfeeding friendly accredited (BFHI) unit, offer lactation support services and run breastfeeding class for women every 6-8 weeks.

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8 Steward St

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8 Steward St

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Private Bag 50059

This page was last updated at 3:49PM on July 17, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Primary Birthing Unit - Oamaru | Southern | Te Whatu Ora.