Comprehensive maternity and post-birth benefits
You have access to comprehensive maternity and post-birth benefits supported by access to 24/7 support, advice and guidance through the My Pregnancy and My Baby programmes on the Discovery app and website.
The healthcare services are covered from the Maternity Benefit at the Discovery Health Rate. This cover does not affect your day-to-day benefits and depends on the plan you choose:
During your pregnancy
You are covered for up to 12 visits at your gynaecologist, GP or midwife, based on the plan you choose.
Ultrasound scans and prenatal screening
You are covered for up to two ultrasound scans and one nuchal translucency. You are also covered for one Non-Invasive Prenatal Test (NIPT) if you meet the clinical entry criteria.
A defined basket of blood tests per pregnancy are included in the maternity benefit.
You have cover for up to R1 880 per day in a private ward for your delivery in hospital, on the Executive and Comprehensive plans
Essential registered devices
Executive and Comprehensive plans have cover for up to R5 000 for essential registered devices e.g. breast pumps and smart thermometers with a co-payment of 25%.
Antenatal classes or consultations with a nurse
You are covered for up to five pre- or postnatal classes or consultations with a registered nurse.