FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
CAN I GIVE BIRTH AT GOLD COAST PRIVATE HOSPITAL?
If your due date is on or after 14th of March 2016 please complete the online eAdmission form as soon as possible. One of our staff members will then contact you to confirm details.
DO I NEED AN OBSTETRICIAN TO BOOK INTO GOLD COAST PRIVATE MATERNITY?
If you have not yet confirmed your obstetrician you can still complete the online eAdmission form and simply indicate TO BE CONFIRMED in the obstetrician name field. Then simply ask your general practitioner to refer you to a Gold Coast Private Hospital accredited obstetrician. View a full list of our obstetricians here. Once you have confirmed your obstetrician please update your eAdmission with your obstetrician’s details.
WHAT ARE THE COSTS?
If you have private maternity health insurance, most health funds will cover the costs associated with your stay in the maternity unit with the exception of:
- Obstetricians fees
- Paediatricians fees
Please check with your fund to find out full details of your cover.
WHAT DO I DO NEXT?
If you haven’t already made a time to tour our unit, why not arrange to visit us and view our facilities? It will also be a great opportunity for you to meet some of our midwives and get a feel of how comfortable we will make your stay.
To book a tour please contact our Nurse Unit Manager:
Karen Langford on 0427 606 435 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Check with your obstetrician what fees may be involved in you and your baby’s care whilst in hospital. Please ask the doctor to explain the medical fees that may be incurred.
HOW MANY NIGHTS WILL I BE IN HOSPITAL AFTER GIVING BIRTH?
A standard stay for vaginal birth is three to four nights, or four to five nights for a caesarean section.
WHAT ARE SOME OTHER SOURCES OF INFORMATION I SHOULD KEEP IN MIND?
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