Water Birth Hospitals In South Africa

What is Water Birth?

Water birth is labor and sometimes delivery that occurs in water, usually a birthing pool. 

Water Birth Hospitals In South Africa

City View Birthing Retreat

Address: 138 Beckett St, Eastcliff, Pretoria, 0002, South Africa

Areas served: Gauteng and nearby areas

Hours: Closed ⋅ Opens 10 am Sat

Phone: +27 12 561 3777

Appointments: birthingretreat.com

miracle births

Address: 99 Oxford Rd, Rosebank, Johannesburg, 2193, South Africa

Areas served: Saxonwold and nearby areas

Hours: Closed ⋅ Opens 7 am Mon

Phone: +27 82 784 7949

Grace Birthing Centre

Address: 45 Jan Hofmeyr Rd, Westville, Durban, 3630, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 5 pm

Phone: +27 83 539 1213

Is water birth safe for the baby?

Water immersion during labor and birth can help with pain relief and may reduce your chance of needing an epidural. 

Water births are considered very safe if you have had a low-risk pregnancy, you and your baby are healthy and your labor is progressing normally.

How much does it cost to give birth in South Africa?

According to data from medical aid schemes, the average cost of a natural birth in a private hospital is around R25,000, including two to three days spent in the hospital.

If your baby is delivered by Caesarean section, the cost jumps to between R38,000 and R44,000.