When you should contact Glen Innes Hospital

Please phone Glen Innes Hospital Birth Suite (02) 6739 0226 immediately for advice if any of these occur:

  • Your baby stops moving or there is an obvious reduction in your baby’s movements at any time during your pregnancy
  • Trauma to the abdomen, assault, serious fall or car accident
  • Vaginal bleeding at any time
  • Sharp pains in the abdomen with or without vaginal bleeding
  • Your waters break or if you have a constant clear watery vaginal discharge
  • Fever or chills, temperature over 37.8 degrees
  • Severe nausea and persistent vomiting
  • Recurring and persistent headaches
  • Blurred vision or spots before your eyes
  • Pain or burning on passing urine
  • Contractions at any time before 37 weeks
  • Sudden swelling of the face, hands or feet
  • Persistently itchy skin, especially hands and feet
  • Labour has started and you feel it is time to come to hospital
  • Booked Caesarean birth and labour commences

Maternity telephone numbers

Maternity Unit: (02) 6739 0226

Birth & Parenting programs (Parenting Education Service): 

(02) 6739 0226

Aboriginal Maternal and Infant Health Service: 0439493039 or (02) 6721 9594

Glen Innes Hospital: (02) 67390200