Healthy living

Having a baby in a public hospital

General hospital care is offered at the public hospital closest to your home and is usually provided by hospital midwives, doctors and/or a local GP.

The maternity hospitals listed below are all located within the Perth metropolitan area:

If you are experiencing a low risk pregnancy you will receive maternity care in your local area. See which public maternity hospital will I be referred to?

There are a number of maternity hospitals available throughout the State’s regional areas. See Having a baby in a public country hospital in WA.

Women and Newborn Health Service

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