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    Default Recent experiences at St.Vincents (Melb)

    Hi everyone, does anyone have any recent experiences on St Vincents Private in Melb? Any feedback is welcomed.
    Also a work colleague told me a couple of their birthing suites have a shared bathroom - is this true?
    Is the food really that bad?
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    My friend recently gave birth there and had a wonderful experience and she didn't complain about the food. She def had her own bathroom.

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    Having my bub there in about 4 weeks so will be able to give more detail after that! But I'm pretty sure there are no shared bathrooms and have actually heard that the food was quite good but I guess that's subjective. This being my 3rd I haven't done any classes so have booked in for a tour this Sat arvo just so the maternity ward is not completely unfamiliar when I arrive to give birth - you can book tours online via the hospital's website as well as do a virtual tour of all the facilities. Might be worth doing to help you make your decision.

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    I had both my children at St. Vincent's (2006 and 2010) and I absolutely loved the place. Yes, two of the birthing suites share a bathroom, but I never had one of those rooms. Both times I had my own bathroom in the birthing suite.
    First time around the food was average, but for my son in 2010, it was delicious - I couldn't fault it. I couldn't fault anything about St. Vincent's - didn't want to leave. By the way, who is your Ob?

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    I had both of mine there too (2008 and 2010) and will be having no 3 there in July. I didn't know about the shared bathrooms - I didn't have to share. Midwives were great. Food was great too - compared to freemason's where I had a small op in Feb.


 

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