Healthy living

Having a baby in the Goldfields

Kalgoorlie Hospital

Kalgoorlie Hospital provides care for low to high risk pregnancies and births. It is the regional hospital for the Goldfields. Women with very high risks are generally transferred to Perth.


  • 4 delivery suites
  • 18 obstetric beds
  • Level 2 Special Care Nursery

Services and features

  • Team of GP Obstetricians, Specialist Obstetricians and Paediatricians and Midwives
  • Obstetrician care for high risk pregnancies
  • GP shared-care
  • Midwifery clinic
  • Diabetes clinic
  • Emergency and elective caesarean section
  • Vaginal birth after caesarean section
  • 24-hour epidural service
  • Ultrasound
  • Dietician
  • Physiotherapy
  • Mental health services
  • Social worker
  • Aboriginal liaison officer
  • Childbirth and parenting classes

Referral process

  • GP referral


Phone: 9080 5888
Address: 68 Piccadilly Street, Kalgoorlie WA 6430

Esperance Hospital

Esperance Hospital provides care for low risk pregnancies and births. Generally women with high risk pregnancies or births are transferred to Kalgoorlie or Perth.


  • 2 delivery suites
  • 4 obstetric beds

Services and features

  • Primary care by GP obstetrician
  • GP shared-care
  • Caesarean section
  • 24-hour epidural service
  • Early discharge program with home visiting midwifery service
  • Ultrasound
  • Pathology
  • Diabetes education
  • Physiotherapy
  • Parent education classes
  • Child health nurse
  • Mental health services
  • Social work services
  • Aboriginal health worker


Phone: 9079 8000
Address: Hicks Street, Esperance WA 6450


Women and Newborn Health Service

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