A Special Time Deserves a Special Place
River Ridge East Birth Centre (Hamilton) is a primary birthing facility for women having a low risk birth and/or postnatal stay, including postnatal transfer from Waikato Women's Hospital.
Women who choose to stay at River Ridge East Birth Centre can enjoy a relaxing stay and get to know their baby in a homey environment that is both welcoming and comfortable.
Use of the facility is free for women who are NZ residents or meet the Ministry of Health eligibility criteria. River Ridge East Birth Centre is staffed by experienced midwives and support staff 24 hours a day to ensure excellent maternity care for you and your new baby.
A Women–Centred Maternity Service
River Ridge East Birth Centre is a woman centered maternity service. Women who use the facility will have to engage the services of a Lead Maternity Carer (LMC) who has access to River Ridge East Birth Centre. Over 80 midwives have access to River Ridge East Birth Centre …read more
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Take a good look around our cosy birthing facility in the comfort of your own home using our virtual tours …see more
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Tours of River Ridge East Birth Centre
Tours of River Ridge East are held in the evenings at 6pm and 6.30pm every first and third Tuesday. An experienced staff midwife guides groups of expectant mothers and their partners through the birth centre, demonstrating the facilities provided and answering your questions. …contact us for bookings or please a personalised tour
Lead Maternity Carers (LMCs) with access to River Ridge East Birth Centre
Contact River Ridge East Birth Centre for a list of LMC midwives who hold an access agreement so that you can use this facility for your labour and delivery and/or postnatal stay, including postnatal transfer from Waikato Women's Hospital. …read more
"Midwives provide safe, women-focused services that families can trust"