COVID-19 – VISITOR RESTRICTIONS

Level 2 - Nga Hau Mangere Birthing Centre 

COVID-19 VISITOR RESTRICTIONS 

These are difficult times for all. To keep our mothers, pēpe and staff safe so we may continue our service, we have felt it necessary to put stringent policies in place during a return to COVID-19 Alert Level 3.

  • All admissions are to scan the QR code or sign in the register
  • All visitors will have their temperature taken
  • No one experiencing cold/flu symptoms or feeling unwell will be permitted in the centre
  • Labouring women can have a maximum of 3 support people (excluding their midwife) for labour & birth
  • 2 nominated visitors per woman will be allowed during level 2 between the hours of 2pm and 4pm.
  • All postnatal women can allocate one support person to stay with them for their postnatal stay.
  • The support person staying over night can leave to get food.
  • Readmission to NHBC from secondary care will resume under normal criteria

Antenatal Clinics/Assessments

  • 2 persons may accompany the woman (<16 included).
  • We are still asking women & the support person/s to remain in their car until the LMC texts for them to enter & greets them at the door

Vigorous handwashing; vigilant cleaning of surfaces and equipment; social distancing and masks to be worn in close contact.

Thank you for your patience and understanding in helping our mothers, pēpe, and staff to stay safe and well.

 

Level 1 Bethlehem & Te Awakairangi Birthing Centres

COVID-19 VISITOR RESTRICTIONS 

These are difficult times for all. To keep our mothers, pēpe and staff safe so we may continue our service, we have felt it necessary to put stringent policies in place during a return to COVID-19 Alert Level 2.

  • Labouring women can have as many support people for labour & birth as they wish 
  • Visiting is restricted to 2-8pm
  • All postnatal women can allocate one support person to stay with them for their postnatal stay.
  • Everyone including LMCs will be screened for symptoms of COVID and temperature checked
  • Any person with a temp greater than 37.6 will be asked to leave
  • All support services will proceed as usual
  • Antenatal classes will proceed as normal
  • Education days will proceed as planned
  • Postnatal transfers of screened women will take place if bed state allows

Thank you for your patience and understanding in helping our mothers, pēpe, and staff to stay safe and well.