Mother and Baby Unit St John of God Burwood

Service Description

Inpatient program with 12 beds, specialising in perinatal psychiatry. Mothers and babies remain together during treatment. The program includes individual counselling, family counselling, group counselling, infant attachment, sleeping problems, anxiety and anger management, medication and parent-craft skills. It assists women experiencing perinatal depression and anxiety during pregnancy, and other mental health problems such as Bipolar Disorder and Postpartum Psychosis.

Hours of Operation

Daily, 24 hours


Referral System

Referrals by GP, Psychiatrist, or Psychologist

Service Fees

Yes-need private health insurance

Languages (other than English)

Interpreter Services available

Disability Access

Yes. Ramp, Toilet, Lift

Organisational Information

Area Served


Parent Organisation

St John of God Health Care

Other Information

Volunteering Opportunities

Student Placements through universities and RTOs

Last Updated: 10 May 2023