Planning a family? Enjoy comprehensive maternity and baby benefits with SA's best medical aid

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Caring for mother and baby

With Discovery Health Medical Scheme you have peace of mind that we offer you the best care. You have access to comprehensive maternity and post-birth benefits which are covered from the Maternity Benefit at the Discovery Health Rate. This cover does not affect your day-to-day benefits and depends on the plan you choose:

During your pregnancy

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Antenatal consultations

Up to 12 consultations at your gynaecologist, GP or midwife.

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Ultrasound scans and prenatal screening

Up to two 2D ultrasound scans and one nuchal translucency or Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) screening (subject to clinical entry criteria).

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Blood tests

A defined basket of blood tests per pregnancy.

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Pre-and postnatal care

Up to five pre- or postnatal classes or consultations, up until two years after birth, with registered nurse.

For two years after birth

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Lactation consultation

You are also covered for one lactation consultation with a registered nurse or lactation specialist.

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GP and specialist care after birth

Your baby under the age of two years is covered for two visists to your chosen GP, paediatrician or ENT.

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Postnatal care

You also have access to postnatal care, which includes a postnatal consultation, a nutritional assessment with a dietitian and two mental healthcare consultations with a counsellor or psychologist.

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Essential registered devices

Cover of up to R5 000 for essential registered devices, for example breast pumps and smart thermometers. You are responsible for a 25% co-payment.

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