Proserpine Hospital is located at 26-32 Taylor St, Proserpine QLD 4800. They offer different maternity care models, including combined care with an obstetrician, GP obstetrician, shared care, and team midwifery care. It does not limit to those. They also have Midwifery Group Practice (MGP) caseload care, where you receive continuous care from a known midwife. The hospital offers water births and water immersion during labour. Immediately after birth, they encourage skin-to-skin contact between the mother and baby. Your partner’s role or support people are also highlighted by their maternity, allowing them to stay overnight.
26-32 Taylor St, Proserpine QLD 4800
07 4945 0400
Website Proserpine Hospital’s services
Proserpine Hospital Map
Proserpine Hospital Services
Midwifery Antenatal Clinic
PBB is unsure if Proserpine Hospital has a midwifery-run antenatal clinic.
Preparation for Birth Classes
Proserpine Hospital offers preparation for birth classes.
Caseload Midwifery Practice
A caseload midwifery program is where one or two midwives care for you through pregnancy, birth and beyond. Proserpine Hospital offers this option.
Publicly funded homebirth program
Proserpine Hospital does not offer a free homebirth program for low-risk women.
PBB is unsure if Proserpine Hospital offers parenting classes.
PBB is unsure if Proserpine Hospital offers breastfeeding classes.
Does Proserpine Hospital have visiting private midwives?
Does Proserpine Hospital have visiting GP Obstetricians?
Does the Proserpine Hospital have visiting Obstetricians?
Special Care Nursery Beds
Neonatal Intensive Care Beds
Are there birth pools available for labour and birth?
Is warm water immersion available during labour? YES
Is waterbirth an available option? YES
Can I use an inflatable birth pool? UNKNOWN
Birth centres are designed to be a home away from home. A birth centre is a separate unit located away from the standard birth unit. Birth centres encompass a philosophy that pregnancy and birth are normal, natural events in the life of a woman and her family.
NO a birth centre is not available at this hospital.
Does Proserpine Hospital have a birth centre?
Birth Suite Tour Video
What support is available if I have difficulties breastfeeding my baby?
Breastfeeding/lactation clinic? UNKNOWN
Lactation consultants on the postnatal ward? UNKNOWN
Accredited as a baby friendly hospital? YES
Proserpine Hospital is accredited under the global Baby Friendly Health Initiative program. The hospital supports breastfeeding, and lactation specialist midwives are on-hand to ensure babies are feeding well before going home.
Proserpine Hospital Statistics
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Date page published 29th June 2022