Expertise

Guaranteed expertise is the cornerstone of private health care.

All of the Obstetricians are experienced fully qualified specialist obstetricians.

The Mater Mothers’ Private was chosen as our delivery hospital due to its resources and reputation, but also because all of the Arrivals doctors trained there! We are all steeped in, aligned with and dedicated to the Mater’s ethos of “Exceptional Every Time”.

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More things we offer that other obstetricians may not

  • We support waterbirth and through your enrollment in the Mater Waterbirth Study can assist you in realizing your dream of a calm and beautiful birth in water. Learn more about waterbirth here.
  • We have direct access to all patient files via a secure link within the Mater Mothers’ Private Hospital delivery suites. Surprisingly not all obstetricians, and certainly not their weekend locums, can access patient files from the hospital.

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