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Clinical Specialties - Maternity

Maternity News Room

Maternity News StoriesBelow is our library of maternity-related articles and interviews that have featured our specialists, staff and events. Our midwives have been recognised for being the best in the State and our maternity educators have years of experience in assisting new mums to care for their babies.

Our obstetricians and gynaecologists are experts in their field and have not only discussed a range of women’s health issues in radio interviews and print articles, but many have also been printed in leading medical journals.

Please feel free to peruse our library and to read, listen and enjoy.


Feb 04, 2019

Helping Australia's little kids lead big lives

Sanitarium Health and Wellbeing, a sister institution, commissioned a report looking at childhood health; it provides advice for parents on 5 critical areas to help improve the physical health and emotional wellbeing of their children More


Oct 31, 2018

Associate Professor Payal Mukherjee on Mums at the Table 

San ENT surgeon Associate Professor Payal Mukherjee discusses common childrens hearing issues More
Sept 12, 2018

San Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Dr John Keogh talks about Cerebral Palsy on 2GB

Steve Price and Dr John Keogh discuss Cerebral Palsy in children and the Sans Steptember campaign. More
Jul 19, 2018

Dr Hugh Allen discusses childrens' sleeping issues on 2GB

San Pediatrician Dr Hugh Allen discusses how to deal with sleep issues children have More
May 21, 2018

San Obstetrician & Gynaecologist Dr Peter Wood talks about Menopause

Dr Wood talks to 2GBs Steve Price on Health Matters More
May 09, 2018

Mums, bubs and staff enjoy the San Teddy Bears Picnic 

Almost 1,000 San babies, mothers and family members attended Picnic on the Village Green More
Mar 29, 2018

Easter a magical time to be born at the San - Hornsby Advocate article

Easter booties gift for newborns More


Nov 23, 2017

Dr Keogh talks to 2GB about cervical cancer screening

San Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Dr John Keogh talks to 2GBs Steve Price about cervical cancer screening More
May 10, 2017

More than 1,000 mums and their bubs gather on the front lawn to enjoy the San Teddy Bears Picnic.

A beautiful day for a picnic on Tuesday May 9. More
May 10, 2017

Channel 9 coverage of San Teddy Bears Picnic 2017

Watch Channel Nine story on San Teddy Bears Picnic More
Apr 19, 2017

'Volunteers bring Easter to San Hospital maternity ward with baby bunny booties' - Hornsby Advocate

Coverage of Easter at the San by Hornsby Advocate More
Jan 31, 2017

New Year's Day baby at Sydney Adventist Hospital

New Year's celebrations for the Smellie family of Balgowlah got off to a great start with the arrival of Leila who decided to come 2 weeks early More


Sept 15, 2016

Dr Peter Wood's interview on 2UE

San Doctor Peter Wood talks about preconception and making healthy babies on 2UE More
Jun 07, 2016

San Doctor Sarah Choi talks to 2GB about Endometriosis in Australia

Gynaecologist Sarah Choi discusses the issues related with Endometriosis on 'Health Matters' with broadcaster Steve Price. More
May 05, 2016

Up to 1,000 San mums & bubs enjoy Teddy Bears Picnic 

An annual event for San babies and their mothers, the picnic was held on May 4 as an advance celebration of Mother’s Day. More
May 05, 2016

San Midwife named Johnson & Johnson NSW Midwife of 2016!

26 year old Emily Turaganivalu won the award announced on International Midwives Day, May 5. More


Sept 21, 2015

San midwife Karen Soar on 2GB 

Click here to listen to San midwife Karen Soar talk to 2GB's Steve Price about life as a midwife. More
Sept 19, 2015

SAH midwife and nurse educator Sarah O'Malley on 2UE

Click here to listen SAH midwife and nurse educator Sarah O'Malley talk to 2UE's Jon Cadogan. More
Sept 07, 2015

NUM of the San's Special Care Nursery and humanitarian nurse Coralie Batchelor talks to 2GB

Click here to listen to the Nursing Unit Manager of the San's Special Care Nursery and humanitarian nurse Coralie Batchelor talk to 2GB. More
Aug 17, 2015

2000th baby born on first anniversary of new San Hospital maternity unit

The San‘s maternity unit enjoyed a double celebration last week with the 1st anniversary of its new Clark Tower maternity unit and the birth of the 2000th baby since the unit opened in August 2014. More
Jun 18, 2015

Dr Philippa Ramsay on 2GB

Click here to listen Dr Philippa Ramsay from San Ultrasound for Women on 2GB. More
May 06, 2015

2015 San Teddy Bears' Picnic

Celebrating International Midwives Day and Mother’s Day hundreds of San Babies and mums gathered on the San’s Village Green for the San Teddy Bears’ Picnic on Tuesday May 5th. More
Apr 27, 2015

New hope for women requiring hysterectomies

Interventional Radiologist Dr Eisen Liang is interviewed by Channel 7 news for a story on Uterine Fibroid Embolisation being done at the San. More
Mar 10, 2015

Dr Peter Wood on 2GB

Click here to listen to Dr Peter Wood discuss Multiple Birth Awareness Week on 2GB. More


Aug 15, 2014

First baby at the new San 

Georgia Hogan takes centre stage in Sydney Adventist Hospital history. More
Aug 13, 2014

San Maternity celebrates new San Babies

Dr Peter Wood delivered the first San baby in the new Maternity Unit on Monday night. More
Aug 13, 2014

Georgia Hogan first baby born at the new Sydney Adventist Hospital

Georgia Hogan takes centre stage in Sydney Adventist Hospital history. More
May 23, 2014

2GB's Steve Price interviews Dr John Keogh

Click here to listen to San O&G Dr John Keogh interview on radio 2GB. More
May 12, 2014

San Teddy Bears' Picnic on Channel 9 News

Click here to watch the San Teddy Bears' Picnic on Channel 9 News 6/5/14. More
May 08, 2014

Smiles at the San 

Bears, bubbles and balloons brought colour and excitement to the first San Teddy Bears' Picnic on Tuesday 6 May. More
May 07, 2014

San Teddy Bears' Picnic

More than 300 mums and their bubs gathered on the Hospital front lawn on Tuesday 6 May for the San’s Teddy Bears’ Picnic celebrating the San baby community. More
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