In Australia, most births take place in public hospitals, which provide women with a safe, affordable option that offers some flexibility in birth choices. The public hospitals available to you will depend on where you live, your history of any previous pregnancies and births, and your health. The starting point is to see your GP as soon as you think you might be pregnant to start your antenatal (pre-childbirth) care, to discuss your options and to be referred to the hospital.Read More