Length of Stay
Your length of stay will be determined by your doctor but, as a guide, it may be:
- Three to four nights for a vaginal birth
- Four to five nights for a caesarean birth
To assist with the bonding process, we encourage you to room in with your baby 24 hours a day. Our experienced midwives are available to support you as you learn about your baby, helping you to understand their feeding, settling and sleeping needs. Our aim is to send you home with confidence in caring for your baby.
The Wesley Hospital has 24 hour video surveillance for your safety. Wesley Maternity has video phone access during rest period and after hours for your peace of mind.
It is our policy that newborn babies do not leave Wesley Maternity until they are discharged with their parents.
Food and hospitality
Gluten free, Halal, Kosher and vegetarian options are available. Dietician consults are available if required.
Tea and coffee making facilities are available 24/7.
Partner meals can easily be arranged after admission. There is a small cost for these which will be added to your account.
If you would prefer The Gown and Glove Restaurant is located on the same level as Wesley Maternity. It is open 7 days from 7.15am to 7.15pm. There are also three other coffee shops within the Wesley campus.
Maternity education channel
Our internal maternity education channel has a number of videos available enhance your parenting knowledge. We encourage you to watch these to further consolidate your knowledge. The maternity channel may be found on channel 1.
Our Little Extras
Our specialist professional photographer can come to your room and uniquely capture your precious newborn in their first few days of life. This is a perfect momento of this special time as a family. Packages are available.