UPDATE: COVID-19 and Pregnancy 15 January 2021
VISITATION RESTRICTIONS TO MATERNITY UNIT: For maternity services, visitor hours are between 10am – 2pm then 4pm-6pm each day (rest period 2-4pm). Up to two people at any one time in a patient room (according to room capacity limits) during your admission. Visitors will be screened upon entering the health services and must meet criteria to visit the health service. We also ask that your partner or support person limits their comings and goings from the health service, and areas within the health service. Click here for all visitor restriction information for ERH.
Should you have any additional concerns would like further information regarding COVID-19, please contact the Maternity Ward on 03 5485 5309.
The ERH Maternity Unit offers a friendly environment with caring and professional staff to assist with antenatal, birthing and early parenting experience.
To have your baby at Echuca Regional Health it is necessary that you first book in. We recommend that you book in between 12-24 weeks gestation. Please contact the Maternity Unit for an appointment and we will forward you further information via email.
At your first doctor’s visit your weight and height will be recorded and your body mass index (BMI) calculated. If your BMI is over 40, for your health and safety you will be referred to another larger facility for your birth. Additionally Echuca Regional Health is a low risk facility and therefore accepts women birthing over 37 weeks gestation with minimal complications. You can discuss this with your GP/Obstetrician throughout your pregnancy.
Phone: 03 5485 5309 and 03 5485 5310
Hours: 24 Hours
Phone: 03 5485 5310
Location: Maternity Unit, Echuca Regional Health, via main entrance on Service Street.
Home Care Midwife
Hours: 8.00am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday
Phone: 03 5485 5306
Fax: 03 5485 5320