​When you should contact Maitland hospital

Please phone Maitland Hospital Birth Suite (02) 4939 2137 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

Maitland maternity contact numbers

​Birth Suite​(02) 4939 2137
​Antenatal Clinic    ​(02) 4939 2739
​Early Pregnancy Service   ​(02) 4939 2427
​Maternity Unit    ​(02) 4939 2124
​Maitland  Hospital  ​(02) 4939 2000
​Lactation service​(02) 4939 2857
​Midwifery Group Practice​(02) 4939 2739
​Naae-Wanni Aboriginal Maternal and Child Health Service ​(02) 4939 2494
​Birth & Parenting programs (Parenting Education Service) ​(02) 4939 2739