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Antenatal Visits

 

Where our journey starts together:

The following clinic visits will be set up with at week 16, 24, 28, 30, 32, 34, 37, 38, 39, 40 and 41.

Clinic visits are done only on Monday at Genesis clinic and appointments can be set up via email. The costs for these visits are R650.00

(NB. Note that these expenses may be deducted from your Day-to-day savings. It is your responsibility to confirm this information with your medical aid. Please ensure you are registered on your maternity benefit of applicable medical aid.

During your first antenatal appointment your midwife will confirm your pregnancy, assess your health and give you some information that you will need in the months ahead. A detailed medical history and family history will be taken as part of assessing your overall health. We will check your blood pressure, weight and height and you will have a urine test to see if you have a urinary tract infection (UTI).  We will ensure that all the necessary blood test were done as needed, and that you go for all scans as as prescribed.

Your  tummy will be measured (abdominal palpation) to check your baby's growth, and a Doppler will be used to listen to baby's heart rate.

If any abnormalities are noted you will be referred for a scan.

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