Mowbray Maternity Hospital is a specialist maternity hospital in the Cape Town Central Health District of the Metro Region. The hospital has 106 beds in the Obstetrics department and 74 Neonatal beds. Mowbray Maternity Hospital is a referral hospital for mothers who have booked at Midwife Obstetric Units (MOUs) in Hanover Park, Mitchells Plain, Gugulethu and Retreat, who have been assessed by a midwife or doctor and require a higher level of care are referred according to the medical need.
The hospital is situated at 12 Hornsey Road, Mowbray in Cape Town, Western Cape. Nearby main roads are the M18 to the North and the M4 to the West of the hospital. Mowbray is located in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town, North of Rondebosch and North-West of Athlone.
Mowbray Maternity Hospital is a Public Hospital and services are free, which is in line with the Government Policy that states health services for pregnant mothers and children under the age of six is free.
- Antenatal Care:
- M2M2B (Mothers to Mothers to be) support program
- Mental Health Screening
- PMTCT (Prevention of mother to child transmission) program
- Breastmilk Bank
- Counselling and Support Groups
- Labour and Delivery
- Newborn Care:
- Kangaroo Mother Care Ward
- Lodger Facility
- Neonatal Unit
- Postnatal Care