87 Station Road Foster, Victoria, 3960 sghosp@sghs.com.au
Visiting hours 9.30am-11.30am and
5.00pm-7.00pm daily
10.00am to 2.00pm Weekends
(from 6 July 2020)
Note:There will be screening of ALL visitors for COVID19
(please see details under the “Patient” tab below).

Birthing & postnatal care

Women are admitted to hospital for the birth of their child and length of stay can vary according to the type of birth and the health of mother and baby afterwards. Please feel free to ring at any stage of pregnancy to check in and discuss any concerns, particularly in the latter weeks.

Maternity Brochure 2.2.15

See also the Department of Health publication: Guide to tests and investigations for uncomplicated pregnancies.

New Dad’s

Information is also available for Dad’s during the postnatal period. Beyondblue have released a new booklet with information on depression and anxiety to raise awareness on issues associated with parenthood for fathers during this period.
‘Dad’s handbook: A guide to the first 12 months’.