We at Ninewells are renowned as the ONLY women and child care hospital in the private sector and have achieved the highest number of baby deliveries in the private sector. Ninewells has delivered more than 400 babies per month at our state-of-the-art facility in Colombo. We stand as the countries most trusted hospital for women, children, and newborns.
Equipped with four Operating Theatres specially dedicated to Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Ninewells also operates Individual Labour Rooms to protect your privacy during the delivery of your baby. The staff of our Obstetrics department is specifically trained to handle baby deliveries and they work under the direct supervision of Sri Lanka’s famous Consultant Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
At Ninewells, the Obstetrics services begin from the time you confirm your pregnancy with the exciting news of the expected motherhood you are about to embrace. Thereafter, you can choose a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist of your choice to handle your baby’s birth. More than 50 Consultant Obstetricians and Gynecologists, who are internationally qualified, visit Ninewells to provide the consultations you need during your pregnancy.
Furthermore, Ninewells also operates a Fetal Medicine Unit to ensure the well being of your unborn baby. The Fetal Medicine Unit performs several scans that include a fetal anomaly scan, a fetal echocardiography and 3D/4D fetal well-being scan. These are all performed by Consultant Obstetricians & Gynaecologists who are specialised in Fetal Medicine. You are also given the option of screening your baby for Down syndrome.
To help you prepare you and your partner for parenthood, we conduct Antenatal Preparatory Classes at Ninewells. In our Antenatal Preparatory Classes we teach you the important facts on the undiscovered world of the newborn such as hands on lessons on baby bathing and nutrition levels required.
In addition, ensuring the safety of you and your unborn baby, we will guide you to take the necessary vaccines during your pregnancy.
In addition to our preparatory class, Ninewells offers you the facility to carry out the necessary dental tests during your second trimester at our Ninewells Dental Unit. The expertise of the Dental Unit includes highly trained orthodontists, as well as qualified dental surgeons/dentists.
Knowing your needs of maternal comfort, Ninewells has a Mothers’ comfort zone for you to luxuriate in and take in a little bit of much needed respite to completely relax your mind and body. In order to enhance your psychological and physiological well-being, the well-trained comfort assistants at Ninewells Mothers’ Comfort Zone offer you recommended reflexology related treatments.
Realising your individual needs as a pregnant mother, Ninewells gives you the opportunity to select your preferred delivery method: Normal Vaginal Delivery or Cesarean Surgery.
However, we are aware all the pregnancies do not follow the same pattern, as some mothers may face complicated pregnancies but rest assured as Ninewells is equipped to handle complicated pregnancies. The facilities we offer to handle complicated pregnancies include: Instrumental Delivery, Preterm baby delivery providing extra care for pre mature babies at Neonatal ICU, handling complications during 1st, 2nd or 3rd trimesters of pregnancy.
Extending our obstetrics service even after your little one has been delivered, Ninewells provides care for the mother as well as for the baby. Your baby will be examined by a Consultant Paediatrician and a Heel Prick Test will be done in order to detect certain disease conditions so as to start early treatment.
At the Ninewells Lactation Management Centre, our amiable staff is ready to teach you the correct breast feeding technique, to enhance the bond between baby and mother and maintain the baby’s health. For mothers who have been admitted to Ninewells for their deliveries, we offer services at our Lactation Management Centre FREE OF CHARGE.
Ninewells Hospitals also operates a well-equipped Physiotherapy Unit staffed by highly qualified physiotherapists. The services we offer include physiotherapy and occupational therapy, helping you alleviate your pain and improve your quality of life. We are dedicated to cater to both antenatal and postnatal mothers, as well as children. Our staff provide physiotherapy services to both in ward patients and out patients as well.
Furthermore, the highly qualified audiologists at Ninewells conduct Newborn Hearing tests for your newborn baby. If your baby is born at Ninewells, your baby will be offered a hearing test at no additional charge and our qualified Consultant ENT surgeons at the Ninewells ENT Unit provide the care needed for you and your baby’s ENT conditions. Following the initial Newborn Hearing Screening Test, the newborn babies will be referred to Consultant ENT surgeons whenever necessary.
We are determined to offer you the best quality patient care. A few of the obstetrics sub specialties we offer at Ninewells are: