Lincoln Birthing Unit

Lincoln Maternity (est. 1927) is a primary birthing unit providing 24 hour care to women during birth and the immediate postpartum period.

Lincoln Hospital consists of seven postnatal beds, two purpose built "low tech" birthing rooms complete with  ensuite and bath suitable for labour and birth.

Lincoln midwives offer skilled support to new mothers and families in the early learning days. They will assist and support you while you become confident with feeding and caring for your baby.

What we can offer you

  • Modern birthing room

  • Pregancy and parenting classes

  • Seven single rooms

  • Private lounges

  • Spacious gardens

Lincoln Maternity Hospital is an accredited Baby Friendly Hospital. The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) is a joint strategy of the World Health Organisation and UNICEF aiming at creating institutions in which maternity services provide and adopt practices known to promote feeding.  



Lincoln Maternity Hospital
James Street

Phone: 03 325 2802

Visiting Hours

Friends and family 2.00pm - 4.00pm and 7.00pm - 8.00pm

Services and Support

Birthing room

Lincoln Maternity birthing room includes a spa bath, shower and toilet. The birthing suite has easy access to a spacious and private garden and lounge.

Please feel free to discuss any special requests/preferences with your lead maternity carer or Lincoln midwife so that they can help make your birth experience as memorable as possible.

Postnatal care

It is important that you and your baby have a follow up check six weeks after baby's birth to ensure all is well and to prevent/minimise any problems. Vaccination programmes may commence at this age. Discuss with your LMC for more information.

Pregnancy testing

Free pregnancy testing is available at Lincoln Hospital.

Pregnancy and parenting classes

Pregnancy and parenting classes are held over six week blocks throughout the year. These classes are taken by qualified childbirth educators.

Topics discussed include:

  • Pregnancy

  • Labour and birth

  • Breastfeeding

  • Baby care

What to bring with you to hospital

Things to bring with you to hospital

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Page last reviewed: 12 December 2014
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