Mother, Daughter and Childs Daughter

Having a Baby in WA

Nickol Bay Hospital
Millstream Road
Karratha WA 6714
(08) 9143 2333

Nickol Bay Hospital is a district hospital in Karratha and provides for low risk deliveries. Women with risk factors are referred to appropriate level of care at either Port Hedland or Perth.


  • Two delivery suites
  • seven obstetric beds

Services and Features

  • Collaborative team with GP obstetricians
  • Midwifery clinic
  • GP shared-care
  • Consultant obstetrician by appointment - four days per fortnight
  • Caesarean section
  • 24-hour-per-day epidural service
  • Early discharge program
  • Visiting ultrasound service
  • Neonate nursery level 1
  • Dietician through Pilbara Health Network
  • Diabetes education through Pilbara Health Network
  • Physiotherapy
  • Parent education classes
  • Child health nurse
  • Mental health services
  • Social work services
  • Lactation consultant
  • Aboriginal liaison officer

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