We believe that as an expecting mom your pregnancy should be a unique and joyful experience. Through targeted support during each trimester, pregnancy education and specific related engagements, via telephone and digital channels, we aim to help you achieve this. With our new Maternity Programme, we hope to improve the health of moms-to-be and, as a result, reduce the number of complications.
Should you have any health-related queries during your pregnancy, you can call the 24/7 Maternity Health Advice line on 087 056 9888. This telephone service is nurse led and has been developed to provide our pregnant members with optimum advice. It is a purely medical advice line, no diagnosis or prescription will be given.
A maternity nurse/midwife will call you at certain key stages throughout your pregnancy. This is to support and advise you on how to look after your health while expecting. You will be reminded about supplementation, diet and follow-up visits.
From the moment you register with the Bonitas Maternity Programme, you’ll have access to online antenatal classes to prepare you for the birth, your stay in hospital and what to expect when you go home. These classes will be available twice monthly and you can access them by logging onto the Bonitas website with your membership number.
During your pregnancy, you’ll receive a weekly SMS appropriate to the specific stage in your pregnancy. This will help you track your baby's development and learn how and why your body is changing during the weeks of your pregnancy.
On the Bonitas website, you’ll be able to find a series of articles regarding common health issues during pregnancy. You can read these articles at your own time and convenience.
You’ll also receive emails on a weekly basis for the duration of your pregnancy to help you prepare for the birth. These emails will be stage appropriate and cover topics such as preparing for childbirth, normal delivery vs caesarean, breast care, breast feeding, nutrition, etc.
We give all pregnant members a beautiful baby bag to congratulate you on the arrival of your bundle of joy. The baby bag is packed with goodies for you and your newborn. This may include nappies, baby wipes, a blanket or toy, bath products, toiletries and other items*. To register for your baby bag, you must be at least 24 weeks pregnant and have obtained pre-authorisation for your delivery.*Contents dependent on availability
Twice a month there will be digital webinars and region specific events that will cover various aspects of maternity and baby care. Once you have registered for the Maternity Programme, you will be informed via email or SMS about the details of the webinars and events. You’ll be able to access the webinars through a link from the Bonitas website.
*Plan dependent (Excludes BonCap)