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Southern DHB Primary Birthing Unit - Balclutha

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    The Clutha Health First Maternity Centre is a primary birthing facility that has a reputation for providing one-on-one care to new parents in a friendly, quiet and ‘homely' environment, staffed by a small team of local qualified nurses and midwives.

    We provide a holistic birthing environment with all the necessary equipment and expertise required to deliver safe care to women experiencing a low risk pregnancy and anticipating a normal birth, and offer women and their families a peaceful, safe and friendly atmosphere in which to begin your parenting journey.

    The centre provides a low staff/women ratio to ensure that women can have quality time spent with them when needed. We also cater for fathers/support persons who wish to stay with the mother and baby.

    The Clutha Health First Maternity Centre comprises:

    • two private bedrooms with a shared ensuite
    • one private bedroom with own ensuite
    • birthing room with pool and ensuite
    • a lounge for you to relax in and share with your family/visitors with facilities for refreshments.

    If you have any questions or would like to know more about BFHI, please ask your midwife or a maternity staff member.

    The Maternity Centre strives to provide the highest possible standard of care to women and their families in South Otago.
    Please feel free to contact us at Maternity or contact your midwife at any time with any enquiries you may have.