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Southern DHB Primary Birthing Unit - Oamaru

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Oamaru 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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Oamaru Hospital

Waitaki

8 Steward St
Oamaru

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Street Address

8 Steward St
Oamaru

Postal Address

Private Bag 50059
Oamaru

This page was last updated at 11:22AM on August 21, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern DHB Primary Birthing Unit - Oamaru.