Services we offer


Osborne Park Hospital is a Baby Friendly Health Initiative (BFHI) (external site) Accredited Hospital where a mother's informed choice of infant feeding is encouraged, respected and supported.

There are a variety of ways that women can access breastfeeding information and breastfeeding assistance here at Women and Newborn Health Service (WNHS). The Breastfeeding Centre runs a Prepare for Breastfeeding class and a Positioning and Attachment class online with a lactation consultant. Booking and class information is available in parent education.

If you would like an appointment with a lactation consultant, please telephone (08) 6457 8020 Monday to Friday. Women with complex needs can access a one-on-one appointment at the Breastfeeding Centre (external site). Ask your midwife for more information.

Please visit the King Edward Memorial Hospital website (external site) for more information.



Nutritional counselling is available to women throughout their pregnancy and the postnatal period. You can make an appointment through your antenatal clinic midwife. If you are above the healthy weight range for your height, the clinic midwife will arrange for an appointment with the dietician for you. OPH has a weight restriction policy for accepting women for maternity care – you will not be accepted for care if =>120kgs or BMI =>40.


Social Work

The Social Work Department provides a service to patients and their families who attend the OPH Women’s and Newborn Service. You can request a referral to a Social Worker through your GP, the treating Doctor or Midwife at the Antenatal Clinic, or contact the Social Workers directly on (08) 6457 8165 / 6457 8410.

Social Workers are available Monday to Friday and provide supportive counselling and assistance in accessing community resources regarding:

  • Adjustment to pregnancy and childbirth
  • Relationship difficulties with your partner, parents, children or others
  • Assistance and referral for substance abuse issues
  • Practical, financial and legal issues
  • Options for parenting support after the birth of your baby / babies


Gynaecology Services

Osborne Park Hospital provides:

  • Outpatient gynaecology services
  • Same and multi-day gynaecology procedures
  • Day procedures through the Ambulatory Surgery Initiative (ASI) for patients with a valid Medicare card.



  • Meals and snacks are prepared according to a set menu by the catering staff onsite at the hospital.
  • No cooking, re-heating or refrigeration facilities are available for patients.
Last Updated: 18/10/2023