An overview of what you can expect during your antenatal visits is provided in the table below. Your doctor will discuss these in greater detail with you during your appointments.
What to Expect
For your first visit, please bring along your NRIC (Singaporeans) or passport (non-Singaporeans) as well as any referral letter and test results that you have.
For subsequent visits, please bring along your pink card (antenatal hand-held notes), as well as any ultrasound or blood request forms that your doctor has given you.
Your antenatal visits will be conducted at our newly-renovated Obstetrics & Gynaecology Centre, located at Block 5 Level 1. Doctor's visits, ultrasound scans and blood tests may all be done at this convenient one-stop centre.
You may make an appointment by calling +65 6321 4377 or clicking here.
Please go to the following locations if you experience unexpected symptoms during your pregnancy:
If you are…
Early Pregnancy UnitBlk 5 Level 2, Wd 52A9.00 am – 4.30 pmTel: 6321 4516
Under 14 weeks with pain or bleeding.
O&G CenterBlk 5 Level 18.00am – 5.00pmTel: 6326 5920
Any gestation for routine appointments or for pregnancy-related concerns.
Under 14 weeks with nausea or vomiting
Postnatal with breastfeeding difficulty, abnormal bleeding/discharge, episiotomy issues
Accident & Emergency Department24 hoursTel: 6321 4311
Under 20 weeks with any concerns
Postnatal with abnormal bleeding/discharge, episiotomy issues or breastfeeding problems
Labour WardBlk 5 Level 2, Wd 52A24 hoursTel: 6321 4520
20 weeks or more with pain, bleeding, leaking of water, decreased or absent baby movements, leg swelling, headache or blurring of vision.
Please come to the Labour Ward if you are pregnant and >20 weeks and have
The Labour Ward is located at Block 5 Level 2 and is open 24 hours. You may also contact the attending midwife at 6321 4520 if you are unsure if you should come to the Labour Ward.
You will be assessed by the midwives and doctors on duty. This may include a vaginal examination, ultrasound scan and/or monitoring of the baby's heartbeat. The team will then advise you on your subsequent management.
Highlights of our Labour Ward include
Husbands are encouraged to support their wives during labour and delivery. Please note that for infant security and the privacy of labouring mothers, no other visitors are allowed in the delivery suite. If your husband is not available, a female companion may be nominated to accompany you.
Please bring along your
SGH will provide the following* –
*Certain items may only be provided on request. Please check with your ward team if you require these items.
Other useful items to pack in your Hospital Bag include
We are a BFHI (Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative) accredited centre and will encourage mother and infant bonding by*
*These steps may vary depending on the condition of the mother and baby
Rooming in with your baby is encouraged to promote bonding, faciliate breastfeeding and enable you and your partner to gain confidence in responding to your baby's cues.
Our lactation consultants and nurses will visit you in the ward after delivery to assist you with latching and other breastfeeding issues.
Infant bathing will be carried out by your bedside and our experienced neonatal nurses can guide you in giving your baby his or her first bath.
Our physiotherapists will teach you useful postnatal exercises to help in the recovery of your pelvic floor and abdominal muscles.
We also have a delicious and nutritious confinement menu to aid you in your post-natal recovery.
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