Maternity Services in Hokianga
Hauora Hokianga provides an integrated maternity service including Lead Maternity Carer, Hospital Birthing Facilities, General Practice Obstetrics, Primary Health Care, and childhood health, including support for breastfeeding, parenting support, well-child tamariki ora, and immunisations.
If you would like more information about our maternity service or you would like to register with our Lead Maternity Carer service, please phone the hospital on (09) 405-7709 and ask to speak to one of our midwives.
Lead Maternity Carer Services
A team of two midwives, four GP Obstetricians, and support staff provide Lead Maternity Carer services which provide support for mother, father, family and babies throughout pregnancy (ante-natal), birth, and through the postnatal period. Hauora Hokianga's Lead Maternity Carer services are available for no charge to Hokianga and Kaikohe women. The service provides maternity care for approximately 120 women each year.
The birthing facility at Hokianga Hospital was upgraded in 2013. It provides birthing rooms with ensuites for up to three mothers at a time and has sufficient room for families, including a communal kitchenette / dining room. The service is provided in conjunction with specialist support provided by the Northland District Health Obstetric service. The facility provides support for approximately 50 mothers and their families each year.
Hospital Certified and Baby Friendly Hospital Accredited
The birthing facility is independently quality accredited under the Health and Disability Sector Standards and the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative.