Mediclinic Baby Programme
Mediclinic Baby Programme
MEDICLINIC Baby is an exclusive programme available to all parents whose babies are born at a Mediclinic hospital. Parents receive weekly information online and invitations to hospital events.

Every Mediclinic obstetrics unit offers antenatal classes to empower parents to make informed decisions about pregnancy, labour, pain relief options, breastfeeding and general baby care.

Benefits for Mediclinic Baby members include:
  • Assistance with completing and submitting UIF forms by a Moms UIF assistant at a special rate to Mediclinic Baby members
  • Attend the luxury Antenatal weekends which is offered nationally
  • 24hr helpline to answer all your baby-related queries: 0860 233 333
  • Receive the latest pregnancy and postnatal information online on a weekly basis
  • A free Pregnancy Journal
  • A free Mediclinic Baby Antenatal File when attending the Antenatal Classes

Patients receive the following while in hospital:

  • A luxury mother-and-baby bag with everything the baby will need for the first few days
  • A certificate with the baby’s footprint
  • The option to have a photo of the new baby displayed on our website
  • A special celebration surprise for new parents
  • First immunization
  • Birth registration service (provided by the Department of Home Affairs)

How do mothers join the Mediclinic Baby programme?

Expectant mothers qualify to register on the Mediclinic Baby programme when their pregnancy is confirmed (about 12 weeks) by a gynaecologist or general practitioner. They can also enquire at their preferred Mediclinic hospital or can SMS the word REGISTER4BABY to 37838 (SMS is charged at R1). E-mail enquiries can be sent to  and online information and registration is available from

Once registered, the mother can immediately book her confinement at her preferred hospital, which means she will not need to wait until the second trimester of her pregnancy, as normally required.

Mediclinic Baby Antenatal Weekends 2012

Pregnancy is an exciting time in every new parent's life, a time of anticipation and joy – and also anxiety about pregnancy, delivery and your ability to be a parent.

The Mediclinic Baby programme presents antenatal weekends where you and your partner can relax in luxurious surroundings before your baby's birth, and experts in various fields present talks on medical and parenting topics. The weekend breakaways are presented in South Africa and Namibia.

Mediclinic baby Antenatal Weekend Package includes:
  • Dinner, bed and breakfast (Friday and Saturday)
  • Lunch (Saturday)
  • Comprehensive antenatal course presented by childbirth specialists
  • Annual subscriptions to magazines
  • Cost:  R5 500 per couple*


  • Welcome
  • Introduction
  • For the Dads, by a dad
  • Delivery options
  • Pain Relieve options
  • Brain Development
  • Childproofing your relationship
  • Infant Feeding
  • Baby Care (Baby bath, immunization, etc)

Email or SMS the word ‘weekend’ to 37838 for more information about the antenatal weekends.  (Sms charged at R1) South Africa only

*Terms and conditions apply

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