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A guide to consumer health information in the areas of women's and newborn health.

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Please see the labour and birth videos below. Speak to your midwife in clinics for questions specific to KEMH.

WA Country Health Service - Foundations of birth video series The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) has developed a range of resources for women and their partners on childbirth, breastfeeding and early parenting education.

See below for pre-recorded classes that are part of the 'Foundations of Birth Series' produced by WA Country Health Service (WACHS).

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The Women and Newborn Health Library (WNHL) is a consumer Library located on the ground floor of King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH) in Perth.  Patients of the hospital as well as family, hospital staff and the general public within WA are eligible to borrow from us.  We have a large collection of pamphlets, books and DVDs on all aspects of women's and newborn health.  Information is also available in over 40 languages.

Our services include free Wi-Fi access, assisting you in finding good quality health information, providing a breastfeeding area and DVD viewing facilities and a comfortable seating area with magazines and newspapers.

You can begin your search by using the link to the websites on the top toolbar, searching our catalogue or go straight to the Health Topic A-K and L-Z buttons to find links to information on specific conditions. You can contact the library to request health information by either calling the library directly on 08 6458 1100 or via email 


The content on this site is provided for information purposes only and is intended to help you understand and manage your pregnancy, health and medical conditions. If you are a patient using this Site, you should seek assistance from a health care professional when interpreting these materials and applying them to your individual circumstances. The information contained in this website does not replace information or care provided by medical practitioners and other qualified health professionals.

If you have any concerns about your health, consult your general practitioner. Information provided on this site does not imply endorsement of third-party services or products and cannot provide you with health and medical advice.

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Hours: 9:00am - 12:00pm  and 1:00pm - 3:00pm Monday to Friday


Ph: (08) 6458 1100

Fax: (08) 6458 1124

Location: Main Corridor, Ground Floor, A Block, King Edward Memorial Hospital, 374 Bagot Road, Subiaco, W.A. 6008

Postal Address: 374 Bagot Road, Subiaco, W.A. 6008

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