Pregnancy is a joyful time for women but uncertainty can fill expecting mothers with fear and worry. The maternity care at Durdans Hospital is designed to address the needs and concerns of soon to-be mothers throughout their pregnancy, labour and birth thereby creating an environment of trusted care.
The Maternity Unit is dedicated to the comfort and convenience of pregnant mothers. Modern facilities and equipment deliver the best of care. Modern labour rooms including two private labour rooms and luxury, super-deluxe and deluxe rooms are available. Durdans also maintains the average stay in hospital to be in line with global standards, with patients leaving the hospital two days after a normal delivery and two and a half days after a Caesarean Section. All modalities of pain relief are administered on request by well-experienced consultants, offering mothers a safe, comfortable and painless delivery at an affordable cost. Restful lobby areas are available for extended family.
Free walk-in consultation is available for registered patients, anytime of any day, especially in the event of any obstetric or gynaecological emergency. Lactation support is available prior to being discharged and can be made available thereafter on request to help new mothers.
Babies needing intensive medical care are treated in the state of the art Neonatal ICU (NICU) where experienced Neonatologists and Paediatricians are supported by latest NICU equipment and facilities to handle any critical situation that may be faced by new-born infants.
Dr. Ravini Wijeweera, Resident Gynaecologist at Durdans Hospital says, “A pre-natal seminar, ‘Parentcraft’ is held free of charge every last Saturday of the month from 10.30 to 12 noon at the hospital. Conducted by in-house Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Parentcraft programme is a great way to ease women’s anxiety about labour and childbirth and help couples adapt to the life of a newborn with confidence”.
Durdans Hospital Maternity Unit is focused on delivering the best Obstetric and neonatal care with modern facilities and equipment that caters to pre pregnancy, pregnancy and postpartum needs. The unit has a panel of specialised Obstetrician and Gynaecologists delivering thorough care in a compassionate environment.
For appointments call Durdans Maternity Unit on 011 2 140 000 or Durdans 1344 helpline.