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    Hi, I have recently moved to Melbourne and also just found out that I am pregnant! (4 weeks). I am planning to enrol in the shared care program within the public hospitals. I am wondering what are the best public hospitals for maternity care in Melbourne? I am living in South Yarra. Thank you x

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    The Royal Women's

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    I was living in South Yarra when both my kids were born and we were in the zone for the Royal Women's for DS. I think the zones changed though because by the time DD was born I had to go to Monash Clayton so that's where she was born.

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    Default Best Public hospital in Melbourne?

    I'm in Heidelberg and went to Mercy which was fab and has a good reputation. Haven't been to any others so I'm afraid I can't comment. You may have to fall within the catchment area of the hospital depending on your pregnancy.

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    The only down side of South Yarra is that there are no public high schools, but I can recommend good kindergartens and primary schools if you need them

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    I'm in Prahran so you're closer to the Women's than me and I was in the catchment. But if they book up then you might have to go elsewhere so see a GP and get a referral ASAP!


 

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