Professional aftercare

The very first days after childbirth are for the family to enjoy. Right after being born, we put the baby on its mothers chest. This first intimate contact is most important for mother and baby to develop an intense emotional bond. We do all we can for the wellbeing of your shole family and to give you time to relax and for each other. Paediatricians exame your newborn and answer all questions you might have. Of course, they are available for you also after discharge.

Our midwives take care of you arqound the clock in your childbed

Mother and child effect peak performance during pregnancy and childbirth. Therefore, relaxing and recharging are most important. This needs undisturbed time to adapt to the new situation and each other. From breastfeeding advice to baby massages our midwives offer a range of additional services to help you during the first weeks after childbirth. And they offer valuable insights and practical advice to facilitate the start of this new life.

 

Learn to handle and care for your newborn

How do I hold my newborn correctly? How do I change diapers? What is important when nursing the navel? How often and how long should I bath my baby? Our team of paediatric nurses and midwives show you what is most important in your day to day life. By te way, fathers are highly welcome!

Childbed and postnatal exercises

Pregnancy changes the female body. Skin, tissue and muscles stretch a lot. After childbirth, abdominal and pelvic floor muscles need recovery. We offer practical tipps and information. Our physical therapists are available weekdays for inpatients. The teach you effective exercises which help involution processes. If you wish, they offer a relaxing neck massage free of chrge (one during your stay). Additionally, we recommend exercises which you can strat 3 to 6 weeks after childbirth. For more information call Physical Medicine & Rehabilition.
Click here to watch our video „Involution and puerperal gymnastics“.

Paediatric examination of your newborn

Our Paediatricians examine your baby after childbirth and are avalable anytime for additional consultations and questions. Hip sonography and hearing tests are available directly in our hospital. Thsi helps ypou to avoid waiting timers wiht newborn in a doctor’s practice. In case of emergencies, our neonatal team is standing by 24/7.

Alimentation for mother and baby

Correct alimentation is best to protect your baby from future diseases. With our „You & Me Package“ our nutrition counsellors accompany you during your breastfeeding period during the 1st year of life.

Baby pictures, memories that last.

Rudolfinerhaus offers an exclusive service: a dedicated baby photographer visits our obstetrics wars 3 times a week and provides affectionate photos of you and your baby. Appointments are for 30 minutes and are free of charge. Clicke here to see our baby gallery. Naturally, we publish fotos only with your authorisation.

Enjoy our courtesy services on the day of your discharge

  • Exclusive limousine service
  • limousine service to bring you home free of charge when checking out early
  • Lunch à la carte in our restaurant when checking out early

Public authorities

We report the birth of your child within 48 hours to the registry office (Vienna “Magistrat”). You then need to pick up the birth certificate within one month. Be advised to call the registry before pick up to check if your certificate is ready. Foreign patients are required to contact their consulate. Click here for more detailed information.

We care for your opinion

We look forward to your comments after your stay at Rudolfinerhaus. You are welcome to send us comments, ideas or praise anonymously if preferred. However, in order to properly react to your requests your contact data can be helpful.