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)
09:00 Arrival and registration
09:05 Opening and Welcoming
09:15 Vaccinations in pregnancy
Dr Jeremy Dyssell, Paediatrician
09:45 Purpose of the pregnancy blood tests
Pathcare: Clair Engelbrecht
10:00 Bladder health during pregnancy
Dr Jane la Grange, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
10:30 Short break
10:45 Screening for Downs Syndrome in Pregnancy
Dr Inge Zondagh, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
11:15 Infant Hearing screening
Winelands audiologists
11:30 First latching of a newborn and nursing support at Mediclinic Vergelegen
Sr Fatima Jacobs
11:45 Childbirth education and doula support
Bronwyn Holmes
12:00 How to survive the first weeks
Leana Habeck, Lactation consultant
12:15 Spot prizes
12:35 Refreshments and Maternity ward tour