Above: artist impression of a birthing room with birthing bath


Birthing, Maternity and Newborn Care opening 2019

Blacktown Hospital’s new Acute Services Building includes units for Birthing, Newborn Care and Maternity. 

These have been designed by our midwives and medical staff with the help of mums who have been patients in our hospital. 

Colourful artworks in waiting areas and room will make you and your family feel welcome in out new hospital.

Services will open in stages in 2019. Please check with your midwife for more information. 

Birthing 

  • Birthing is located on level 6 of the new hospital building.
  • All birthing rooms are single rooms with birthing ropes and birthing ledges to support you in labour.
  • All rooms have an en-suite shower and toilet. Some rooms also have a birthing bath. 
  • All rooms have a carer zone - a lounge which converts to a bed so your partner or support person can stay with you.
  • The staff will allocate rooms based on clinical need and availability. 

Newborn Care

  • Newborn Care provides extra support for babies, and is located level 6. 
  • Newborn Care includes spacious new rooms with room for a recliner next to your baby’s cot, and amenities for parents. 

​Maternity

  • Maternity will be located on level 7. 
  • It includes single and double rooms, all with en-suites, and baby baths. 
  • Single rooms have carer zones so your partner or support person can stay overnight with you. 
 
Below: Artist impression of Newborn Care on level 6

Project snapshot

Stage: Part of Stage 2
Location: Blacktown Hospital, Acute Services Building
Project partners: Health Infrastructure and Western Sydney Local Health District
Design: Jacobs
Project Management: JSP
Construction: AW Edwards
Construction start: 2016
Construction complete: 2019
Now: Commissioning
Opening: Late August 2019
 

Having a baby at Blacktown Hospital

Congratulations! You're having a baby at Blacktown Hospital. Our new Birthing, Maternity and Newborn Care open 2019. Here's what you need to know.

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