Greenslopes Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Ask Our Experts

You asked, we answered! Pregnancy can be an overwhelming journey with so much to learn and navigate your way through, so we thought we would help by having our amazing specialists answer some of the most frequently asked questions on google. 

Obstetricians & Gynaecologists

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  • Why should I choose to see a private obstetrician for my pregnancy?
  • When should I contact my doctor and choose my obstetrician?
  • Can I colour my hair when pregnant?
  • What’s a common wife tale you’ve heard on how to guess the sex of your baby?
  • What’s the difference between public and private maternity care?
  • What are the best sleeping positions when you’re pregnant?
  • When can I find out the sex of my baby?
  • How many check-ups do you have when you’re pregnant?
  • What happens to mum and baby in the first trimester?
  • What happens to mum and baby in the second trimester?
  • What happens to mum and baby in the third trimester?
  • How many c-sections can I have? Is there a limit?
  • What everyday medication is safe to take when I’m pregnant?
  • How much weight should I gain when I’m pregnant?
  • I think my baby is sick, what should I do?
  • What should I do if I haven’t felt my baby kick in a while?
  • Why is tummy time so important?

Choose your obstetrician


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  • What are the facilities like at Greenslopes Private Hospital?
  • Why should I come to an antenatal class?

Still have questions?

View our frequently asked questions here or contact our midwifery team here.

Explore our facilities


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  • Is it important to see a physio after I have my baby?
  • Will my abdominal separation heal?

Book a physiotherapist appointment


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  • When should you bring your baby to see a paediatrician?
  • When is it safe for your newborn to meet family and friends?
  • When does a paediatrician see your newborn and what do they do?
  • What vaccines do babies need and when should they get them?
  • What are safe sleeping positions for babies?
  • What are the most common conditions your baby can suffer from?

Book a Paediatricians appointment


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  • What is the best pain relief in labour?
  • If I decide to get an epidural in labour when can I get one?
  • How long does it take to perform an epidural?
  • How long does it take for an epidural to wear off?
  • Can you feel when to push when you have an epidural?

Meet our Anaesthetists