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Health alert: Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

Visitors are able to attend our facilities in Metro South Health. Please refer to the visiting restrictions for more information.

Find out where to get tested at one of our fever clinic locations, where to get vaccinated, our COVID-19 response and read the latest Queensland Government information.

Where can I have my baby?

Your GP (doctor) will talk to you about where you would like to have your baby.

Most women choose to give birth at either:

  • a public hospital, or
  • a private hospital.

The Queensland Government website has more information about the different options for giving birth in Queensland.

Public hospitals

If you choose to give birth at a public hospital, you will usually go to your local maternity hospital. Here is a list of public maternity hospitals in the Metro South Health local area:

  • Mater Mothers’ Hospital
  • Logan Hospital
  • Beaudesert Hospital
  • Redland Hospital

Read about the maternity care options available in public hospitals.

Private hospitals

If you have private health insurance (or you can afford to pay the up-front costs), you can choose to give birth at a private hospital.

Some examples of private maternity hospitals are:

Last updated 1 July 2019
Last reviewed 16 May 2015