How to book
Once your pregnancy has been confirmed and you have arranged an appointment with an obstetrician, please fill in our online booking registration form. You will receive an automatic email reply to confirm that your online registration has been received and then a complete package of booking forms will be forwarded to you in the mail. Please note that your maternity booking at Glengarry Private is not guaranteed until we have received your completed paperwork. To secure your booking, it is advised that you return your booking forms within two weeks of receiving them. For any questions or queries regarding maternity bookings please email OnlinePread.GLE@ramsayhealth.com.au
Alternatively, you can contact our booking coordinator on (08) 9246 6390 for information on booking into the maternity unit.
Private health insurance
Contact your private health fund who will confirm your level of cover and advise you if there is an excess or co-payment on your policy.
Previous medical treatment
If you have been receiving treatment elsewhere – especially outside Australia – please be sure to advise your specialist.
A pre-admission interview with one of Glengarry Private Hospital's midwives will be conducted around 20-24 weeks of pregnancy. Please phone (08) 9246 6357 between 9am-3pm (Monday – Friday) to arrange your interview. Interviews are conducted on Tuesdays between 9.00am to 2.30pm.
During your appointment you will be asked to finalise your paperwork and an obstetric history will be completed by our admission Midwife. You will also be given information on when and how to contact delivery suite, facilities available, and any additional information as required.
When to come to hospital
Please telephone the Maternity Unit before coming to the hospital or if you are experiencing any of the following
- Ruptured membranes (“water breaking”) can be intermittent or continuous leaking of fluid
- If you experience any bright bleeding
- Regular contractions
- Premature labour – (before 37 weeks)
- If you require pain relief
- If you are concerned with the movements of your baby
- If you feel unwell.
- Unusual or severe abdominal pain
Access to Delivery Suite
Always use the front entrance of the hospital whenever possible. Please ring and let the maternity staff know you are coming.
After hours access to Delivery Suite
Please ring and let the maternity staff know that you are coming between 8.30pm and 6.00am. Proceed to the after hours entrance located at end of the hospital car park in Arnisdale Road, press the bell and a midwife will attend to you.