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Maternity Services at John Hunter Hospital

Congratulations on your pregnancy and welcome to the John Hunter Hospital Birthing Service.

The John Hunter Hospital as part of the Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD) Service welcomes you and your family to our service.

We are committed to providing you and your family a quality service experience as you journey through pregnancy, birth and beginning parenthood.

HNELHD remains committed to Closing the Gap for Aboriginal members of the community. We welcome Aboriginal people from all communities.

We acknowledge and embrace the diversity of modern family structures. We welcome families from all cultural backgrounds and are committed to providing culturally appropriate and sensitive care.

Our focus for maternity care is to ensure that it is collaborative, where the woman and her family remain at the centre of the care experience and are actively involved in all decisions about the pregnancy, birth and after your baby is born. All decision making is based on relationships of mutual respect and trust.

Please click here to learn more about your Rights and Responsibilities as a patient, carer or community member of the Hunter New England Local Health District

Yours Sincerely, ​

Carol Azzopardi
Service Manager
Maternity and Gynaecology Service
John Hunter Hospital

Download the Maternity Services booklet or browse the sections below to learn more.

Download the NSW Health Having a Baby Book here

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John Hunter Hospital
Maternity Contact Numbers
Antenatal Clinic 02 4921 3600   
Birth Suite 02 4921 4350
Breastfeeding Clinic Support 02 4016 4595
Parenting Education Service 02 4016 4595
K2 Ward 02 4921 3970
K3 Ward 02 4921 4666