Perinatal Loss Service

A Perinatal Loss Clinic has been established at King Edwards Memorial Hospital (KEMH) to provide information and ongoing support for women and their families following the loss of their baby/babies. The team comprises of obstetricians, midwives, paediatricians, pastoral care, social workers, perinatal pathologists and psychologists.

The clinic is held fortnightly on a Wednesday afternoon in the Centenary Clinic, KEMH. It is booked for approximately 6-8 weeks post-delivery.

For more information contact the Perinatal Loss Midwife Coordinator on the mobile phone number above. It may be necessary to leave your name and number on a messaging service and have a return phone call.

Community support services

Community supports for families include General Practitioners, Child Health or Community Nurses / Midwife, Aboriginal and other Health Care workers, and Religious Chaplains.

Grief support agencies that provide 24 hours a day, 7 days a week bereavement support to families who suffer the sudden unexpected loss of a pregnancy/ baby, regardless of cause include: 

  • SANDS – Tel: 1300 072 637
  • Red Nose (formerly SIDS and Kids) – Tel: 1800 686 780

Other contacts that may be of assistance include:

More information

Contact us

Tel: (08) 6458 2128 or (08) 6458 2222 and ask for pager: 3430
Mobile: 0416 019 020

Location

King Edward Memorial Hospital
B Block, Level 1
Bagot Road
Subiaco WA 6008

Midwife Coordinator hours

Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 4.00pm (except public holidays)