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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