Antenatal services at children’s centres include:
- antenatal checks for women suitable for midwifery antenatal care
- pregnancy and birthing information
- breastfeeding and parenting information
- free parking or easy access from public transport
- a family friendly community setting.
Women’s and Children’s Hospital midwives
If you are pregnant and having your baby at the Women's and Children's Hospital, you may be able to attend most of your antenatal appointments in your local community.
Experienced midwives provide the same service as they would in a hospital at children’s centres in Cowandilla, Ocean View, and Trinity Gardens..
Speak to staff at one of the 3 children’s centres to book an appointment:
Cowandilla Children's Centre
Corner Jenkins and Wilson Streets, Cowandilla
Ph: 8352 5346
Ocean View Children's Centre
23 Gedville Road, Taperoo
Ph: 8248 2593
Trinity Gardens Children's Centre
Devitt Ave, Trinity Gardens
Ph: 8333 2557
Lyell McEwin Hospital midwives
Experienced midwives from the Lyell McEwin Hospital are available for antenatal appointments, subject to eligibility, at these centres.
John Hartley School B-7 Children’s Centre
199 Peachy Rd, Smithfield Plains
Lake Windemere B-7 School Children’s Centre
17 Uraidla Ave, Salisbury North
Parafield Gardens Children’s Centre
9 Casuarina Drive, Parafield Gardens
For further information phone 8182 9000.
Children's centres team
Phone: 8226 3845
Email: DECD.ChildrensCentres [at] sa.gov.au