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Having a baby in the Great Southern

Albany Health Campus

Albany Health Campus provides care for low and medium risk pregnancies and births. Some higher-risk women and babies will require referral to Perth.


  • 3 delivery suites
  • 8 obstetric beds

Services and features

  • Primary care by GP obstetrician
  • High risk care by Specialist Obstetricians
  • Team midwifery care: Women can self-refer to the team midwifery service via the contact details below
  • GP shared-care
  • Emergency and elective caesarean section
  • Vaginal birth after caesarean section
  • Water birth
  • Sterile water injections for back pain in labour
  • 24-hour epidural service
  • Early discharge program with home visiting midwifery service
  • Ultrasound
  • Dietitian
  • Diabetes education
  • Physiotherapy
  • Parent education classes
  • Child health nurse
  • Mental health services
  • Social work services

Referral process

  • GP
  • Self-referral


Phone: 9892 2310
Address: Warden Avenue, Albany WA 6330

Katanning Health Service

Katanning Health Service does not have birthing services.

Services and features

  • Community Midwifery Service for antenatal and postnatal care only
  • Boodjari Yorga program (pregnancy care for Aboriginal women)
  • Newborn Hearing Screens
  • Newborn Blood Spot Screening
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Help with referrals to other health care providers.


Phone: 9821 6222
Address: 11–31 Kobeelya Ave, Katanning WA 6317


Women and Newborn Health Service

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