Pregnancy Event Vergelegen 2020

Pregnancy cravings can be your body ensuring you get nutrients you need. For more advice and support, attend a free educational session at Mediclinic Vergelegen.

Date:Saturday, 22 February 2020
Time: 09:00 – 13:00
Venue: Learning and Development centre, Mediclinic Vergelegen
Cost: Free of charge
RSVP: Esmien Burls, Patient Experience Manager at 021 850 6389 or (Booking essential - limited space)
09:00Arrival and registration
09:05Opening and Welcoming
09:15Vaccinations in pregnancy
Dr Jeremy Dyssell, Paediatrician
09:45Purpose of the pregnancy blood tests
Pathcare: Clair Engelbrecht
10:00Bladder health during pregnancy
Dr Jane la Grange, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
10:30Short break
10:45Screening for Downs Syndrome in Pregnancy
Dr Inge Zondagh, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
11:15Infant Hearing screening
Winelands audiologists
11:30First latching of a newborn and nursing support at Mediclinic Vergelegen
Sr Fatima Jacobs
11:45Childbirth education and doula support
Bronwyn Holmes
12:00How to survive the first weeks
Leana Habeck, Lactation consultant
12:15Spot prizes
12:35Refreshments and Maternity ward tour