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Lakes DHB Obstetrics

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Description

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.

Where to find us: see here for the Rotorua Hospital map.

A visiting outpatient service is also provided at Taupō Hospital.

Consultants

Charges

New Zealand citizens or those who have obtained permanent residence are entitled to publicly funded health care.

Non-residents may be required to pay for their health care.

Click here to read more about eligibility for funded care at Lakes DHB.

Pharmacy

Click here to find your nearest community pharmacy.

Other

Click on the location links for more information on your trip to Rotorua Hospital or Taupō Hospital, including:

Contact Details

Rotorua Hospital

Lakes

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Taupō Hospital

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This page was last updated at 12:04PM on July 26, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Lakes DHB Obstetrics.