"The birthing of surrogate baby"

About: Albany Health Campus / Maternity Ward

(as the patient),

Being the first in Albany to have delivered a surrogate baby, I was a little concerned. My sibling, who I was a surrogate for, and I had a few prenatal appointments and I honestly can't talk any higher of all the beautiful staff in the maternity ward.

They made sure everyone was across what was going on (being it was a very different situation). Myself, my sibling, and their spouse, my spouse and my children were all very welcomed and involved in the whole process and all so well cared for.

After birthing my nephew, I had the most beautiful midwives give me all the medical and mental help and support I needed to get me through the hard times.

When I was discharged, I was referred to the hospital counsellor who helped me process the emotions I was going through and I truly appreciate their soft, caring touch.

From the minute we walked through the reception doors, with a lovely smile from Betty at the counter; to the lovely ladies who walked us up to maternity; all of the drs and midwives who went above and beyond; the gorgeous tea ladies who made sure we were always looked after and our room was perfect, to the minute we left with amazing counselling services and post checks for my nephew and myself.

It couldn't have gone any better and we are all so truly thankful to you all.

Responses

Response from Juan Clark, Operations Manager, Operations, Albany Health Campus, WACHS Great Southern last month
Juan Clark
Operations Manager, Operations,
Albany Health Campus, WACHS Great Southern
Submitted on 21/10/2020 at 10:58
Published on Care Opinion at 11:20


Dear cricketee85,

Thank you for sharing your great feedback about your surrogate birthing experience at Albany Health Campus. It‘s so rewarding for our staff to receive positive feedback. I’m delighted to read that you, your sibling and your families were well supported and cared for before, during and after such a unique and special time. I appreciate you taking the time to tell us about your experience and I’ll be sure to share it with everyone involved in your care.

Kind regards

Juan Clark

Operations Manager
Albany Health Campus

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