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The Maternity Hospital provides gynaecological and obstetric care for women. It comprises pre- and postnatal inpatient wards, labour rooms and an operating theatre. It also has breast and endometriosis units and offers emergency gynaecological and obstetric services.
Bus n° 35 , alight at « Maternité Pédiatrie »
Tram n° 12 and 18 , alight at « Augustins »
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Two covered car parks, accessible for people with reduced mobility, are at your disposal 24 hours a day and 7 days a week
H-Cluse, access by boulevard de la Cluse
H-Lombard, access via Lombard Street
Monday to Sunday, open 24 hours
12 noon - 8 pm
For spouses: 10 am - 9 pm
"Aux bonnes choses"
Monday to Friday : 7 am - 7.30 pm
Sat: 11.30 am - 7.30 pm
Sunday and public holidays: 12.30 pm - 4.30 pm
A smokers’ shelter is provided in the garden
More than 500 newborns are admitted to the Special Care Baby Unit annually. Maternity provides two guest rooms (with kitchenette) for mothers not themselves hospitalized, to make sure they can stay close.
To avoid interference with electronic monitoring appliances, please switch your mobile phone off in the labour room, in intensive care and in the pre-natal rooms. Elsewhere, its use is permitted. Please use it with discretion.
During your stay, take various belongings. For you: pads and nursing bra, disposable knickers, slippers and toiletries and comfortable clothes. For your baby: items of clothing (baby grows, pyjamas, hats, etc.) and car seat for safe transport by car. We would like to remind you that you are responsible for your valuables during your stay. We also recommend that you do not come with too much money, jewellery, etc.
Taking your baby home
After a complication-free childbirth, you can return home quickly (within 48 hours). This will be followed by domiciliary help and support from a previously appointed community midwife. The average duration of a stay for a caesarean is around 4 days.
"Tom Pouce" crèche
During your stay in hospital, your partner can visit you, leaving your children at our Tom Pouce (Tom Thumb) crèche in Maternity (bd de la Cluse 30, level 0). This is open Monday to Friday, 8.30 am to 12 noon and 1 to 5 pm. According to availability, it welcomes children aged 18 months to 10 years for a maximum period of three hours. +41(0)22 372 43 99
HUG is committed to encouraging breastfeeding among mothers in order to strengthen the bond between mother and child and reduce the risks of illness. It has held the Unicef label ‘Hôpital favorable à l’allaitement maternel’ (hospital supporting breastfeeding) since 2000.
Courses are offered to women and couples as part of preparing for the birth.
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