User Tag List

+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 9 of 9
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Perth
    Posts
    1,436
    Thanks
    86
    Thanked
    92
    Reviews
    0

    Default Doula in a private hospital

    Just wondering if doulas are allowed to assist with births in a private hospital?
    I'm hoping to attempt a vbac and thought one would be invaluable to me.
    The hospital is sjog Murdoch in Perth.
    Thanks

    Sent from my GT-I9100 using BubHub
    Me DH
    01/03/2011
    30/10/2012


  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    3,337
    Thanks
    879
    Thanked
    1,256
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:
    Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Bump! Pretty sure it's fine but I'll double check with a doula friend tomorrow if no one else can tell you.
    Me 30 DH 30
    DS1 born 6 weeks prem in April 2011
    DS2, my little breechling, born naturally in May 2013

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Perth
    Posts
    1,436
    Thanks
    86
    Thanked
    92
    Reviews
    0
    Thanks

    Sent from my GT-I9100 using BubHub
    Me DH
    01/03/2011
    30/10/2012


  4. #4
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Posts
    2,488
    Thanks
    3,576
    Thanked
    837
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:
    Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I would be really concerned about going to a place that didn't want doulas or private midwives.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Perth
    Posts
    1,436
    Thanks
    86
    Thanked
    92
    Reviews
    0
    It probably isn't an issue but I haven't come across someone at my hospital thats had a doula so thought i'd ask I'm seeing my OB next Thursday so can ask him directly then.
    Me DH
    01/03/2011
    30/10/2012


  6. #6
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    3,337
    Thanks
    879
    Thanked
    1,256
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:
    Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Checked with Doula and she regularly attends births at private hospitals.
    Me 30 DH 30
    DS1 born 6 weeks prem in April 2011
    DS2, my little breechling, born naturally in May 2013

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Perth
    Posts
    1,436
    Thanks
    86
    Thanked
    92
    Reviews
    0
    Thanks for that nat, good to hear
    Me DH
    01/03/2011
    30/10/2012


  8. #8
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    4,353
    Thanks
    4,425
    Thanked
    1,325
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:
    Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I had a doula at a private hospital. My OB tried to talk me out of it because "there would be midwives to take care of" me but I told her that I was having a doula whether she liked it or not. It was the best decision I ever made.

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Brisbane, QLD
    Posts
    12,975
    Thanks
    1,100
    Thanked
    1,936
    Reviews
    8
    I had a doula at my private hospital birth and it was great. My midwife, doula and OB worked really well as a team to give me the birth I wanted. I'd do it again in a heartbeat... But I don't want to bring home another baby


 

Similar Threads

  1. private hospital closed maternity unit so how does private work in public hospital?
    By millsmum in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 04-11-2012, 14:44
  2. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 17-08-2012, 20:40
  3. Gelngarry Private Hospital VS Joondalup Hospital - Private
    By Aisha1810 in forum Seeking a Maternity Hospital
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 29-12-2011, 22:50

Bookmarks

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 inspiration
Sleeping and Settling Tips

directory quick search

postcode / advanced search basic search

 

who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!


forum - chatting now
 
can you help?
back to school dealssee all
LCF Fun Languages
The experts have long been expounding a powerful argument for the benefits of learning another language. So why not make 2015 the year that you give your child the opportunity to learn a second language? Fun Languages make the lessons .. well, FUN
new stuffsee all
The Bub Hub
Chat, share and connect, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Get advice, information and support from Aussie parents and parents-to-be who are going through the same experiences as you. Available FREE on the App Store and Play Store!
sales & discountssee all
Pea Pods
Reusable Toilet Training Pants are the perfect start for a youngster in "training"! Made from Soft Bamboo with waterproof/breathable inner layer and built in absorbency for accidents but allows your child to feel wetness for speedy training!
gotcha