+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Surrey Downs
    Posts
    7
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    1
    Reviews
    0

    Default Women's & Children's hospital

    Hi All, I will be getting ready to ring the info line to get my referral to the hospital for my first appointment, I really want to have this baby at W&CH as I had my son there a year and a half ago but I think we are a couple of KM's closer to Lyell McEwin where we live now. Does anyone know how close you need to live to W&CH to be referred there?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    996
    Thanks
    46
    Thanked
    34
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    they have slightly changed it since having my son in 2009.
    we are pregnant with #2 due early may and i got to tell them i wanted to go to lyell mcewin rather than them telling me.(we use to be close to lyell mcewin but now live country 1 1/2 hours away.
    good luck xoxo

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    117
    Thanks
    13
    Thanked
    9
    Reviews
    0
    I lived in wynn vale and thsy said I had to go to the lyell, so i used a friends address who lived in Felixstow and they still said I had to go to the lyell yet I have a friend who lives I. Ingle farm who was allowed to go to wch. I had to have my first appointment at modbury hospital and I said I wanted to go to wch because of a specialist they have there, which was true. I hope you get to go to your hospital of choice best of luck.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Here there and everywhere
    Posts
    3,095
    Thanks
    28
    Thanked
    53
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    My closest is LMH too (I probably live 5mins away from it at Eliz Park) but I've opted to go to Gawler instead.

    Even if you have your antenatal appts at LMH or the GP (if you're having shared care) WCH can't refuse to deliver bub if you rock up in labour.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Surrey Downs
    Posts
    7
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    1
    Reviews
    0
    Thanks for the replies, my sister in law is also pregnant and lives at Valley View and she has been sent to W&CH so I think I will use her address to get my booking number. I will have to have a c section so it will be booked in so unfortunately I wouldn't be able to rock up once I go into labor. I think I am very early on still but GP wants me to book appointment ASAP as I got pregnant on the pill so the dates are not 100%, will find out where they send me tomorrow.


 

Similar Threads

  1. Women's and Children's obstetricians
    By nomes83 in forum Adelaide
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 12-03-2013, 11:47
  2. Tell me about the new Women's Hospital, Melbourne, how was it?
    By Glover in forum Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 24-08-2012, 21:43
  3. Adelaide Lyell mcewin or women's and children's?
    By jto83 in forum Seeking a Maternity Hospital
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 25-05-2012, 21:05

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
The Little Gym Bella Vista
Get ready for some serious, fun gymnastics! The Little Gym Bella Vista
The world’s premier experiential learning and physical development center for children ages 4 months - 12 years. Create opportunities for your child to try new things and build self-confidence, all with a grin that stretches from ear to ear
featured supporter
Baby Sensory
Baby Sensory is the only baby programme that offers a complete approach to learning & development. Our classes offer an exciting world full of fun sensory experiences for parents and babies to enjoy.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!