Western Obstetrics

Cherie Snell

Cherie Snell is one of our amazing administrative assistants currently working from our Balcatta location. She has previously worked as a hairdresser before changing her career path and working in the healthcare industry. Cherie comes to Western Obstetrics with administrative experience in general practice, occupational health, worker’s compensation and now, maternity services.  Cherie is a […]

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Dr Katherine Comparti

Dr Katherine Comparti is a GP Obstetrician, with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Western Australia, and Fellowship of the Australian College of Remote and Rural Medicine through WAGPET. Kath completed her obstetrics and gynaecology training at King Edward Memorial Hospital and Osborne Park Hospital. Kath has spent 7

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Sarah Walsh

Sarah Walsh is a Registered Midwife and Certified Hypnobirthing Australia ™ Practitioner.  She is passionate about childbirth education and working with families during their pregnancy, birthing and parenting journey. Sarah believes in the power of women and their amazing bodies and minds. She has had experience in community midwifery, and several maternity hospitals in Perth. Sarah became

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The Importance of Skin to Skin

At Western Obstetrics we encourage early skin to skin contact after delivery, for all the benefits it gives to our mothers and babies. It involves placing your beautiful new born baby up on your bare chest, head covered with a dry hat and a warm light blanket over their backs. Skin to skin has so

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Partners (Dads) Matter

Having a baby is a massive time of change. While in most cases this is associated with excitement, it can also be associated with uncertainty and in some cases significant anxiety. In the 1960s, Fathers to be were excluded from the antenatal and intrapartum process and there is the movie stereotype of the father pacing

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Dr Stuart Prosser

Stuart has worked as a Procedural General Practitioner, practising both Anaesthetics and Obstetrics, for over 15 years. During his initial General Practice training he completed his Advanced Diploma in Obstetrics and his JCCA in Anaesthetics. Throughout this period, Stuart has continually focused on enhancing the patient experience. Stuart has completed a Master in Medicine, with

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Dr Danielle Vlahov

Since completing medical school at the University of Notre Dame in Fremantle in 2014, Dr Danielle Vlahov has worked in numerous hospitals across Perth covering many aspects of medicine. Dr Vlahov has a special interest in obstetrics, women’s sexual and reproductive health, paediatrics and mental health. She spent several years working in the obstetrics department

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Dr Celia Worth

Dr Celia Worth is a mother of two young children who is currently completing her qualifications as a GP obstetrician. She completed her medical degree at the University if Queensland in 2008. After finishing medical school, she discovered her interest in womens’ health and went on to complete five years of speciality training in obstetrics

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Welcome to Western Obstetrics

Welcome to Western Obstetrics! We are excited to share with you our new website introducing our public maternity service.  Western Obstetrics is able to provide excellence in maternity care to you if you have elected to deliver in a public hospital. Maternity care both before and after the birth of your baby will be delivered

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