The AAK Hospital congratulates you on your journey to welcome your baby in the world. Thank you for allowing us to be a part of your journey and birthing experience. Here are some guidelines and information on our maternity offering to you.

Maternity Preadmission

We encourage our patients to register your delivery at our facility by 28 weeks of pregnancy.

A non-refundable maternity booking fee of R500 is required.

A maternity booking with the AAK provides you with the following value adds as part of this booking package:

  • An AAK Exclusive Baby Bag filled with goodies
  • Newborn Hearing screening by our resident Audiologist
  • First baby Immunisations at Hospital
  • A 4D Scan is available

 

Medical Aid Preauthorisation

Most medical aids offer a maternity program as part of their service to you. It is best for you to consult with your medical aid as soon as possible to gain the benefits offered.

Private Patients

At the AAK we offer competitive maternity cash packages.
For more information please refer to the Maternity Cash Packages

On maternity preadmission reception staff will assist you with:

  • Information about our facility
  • Look at your ward preferences (General or Private)
  • Assist you with your medical aid hospital preadmission (please have all the listed information above available)
  • Should you be a private patient, the staff will assist you with the financial information, incl deposits, estimates, etc.

For your convenience, an alternative option is to complete the online form or printable preadmission form and forward this to us at preadmit@aakh.co.za or fax to 031 4923398 to confirmations@aakh.co.za and no fax.

Private Wards

At the AAK we offer the convenience of a limited number of private and luxury rooms available at an additional fee and subject to availability on the day of your admission. Please request at reception on admission.

For more comprehensive information on our maternity unit, please view Maternity Unit Information Brochure

The AAK Hospital congratulates you on your journey to welcome your baby in the world. Thank you for allowing us to be a part of your journey and birthing experience. Here are some guidelines and information on our maternity offering to you.

Maternity Preadmission

We encourage our patients to register your delivery at our facility by 28 weeks of pregnancy.
At the AAK, we offer you the unique experience of building your own maternity preadmission package by offering you the following options:

  • 4D Scan – R460
  • Exclusive AAK Nappy Bag – R280
  • New Born Hearing Screen – R250

Medical Aid Preauthorisation

Most medical aids offer a maternity program as part of their service to you. It is best for you to consult with your medical aid as soon as possible to gain the benefits offered.

Private Patients

At the AAK we offer competitive maternity cash packages.
For more information please refer to the Maternity Cash Packages

On maternity preadmission reception staff will assist you with:

  • Information about our facility
  • Look at your ward preferences (General or Private)
  • Assist you with your medical aid hospital preadmission (please have all the listed information above available)
  • Should you be a private patient, the staff will assist you with the financial information, incl deposits, estimates, etc.

For your convenience, an alternative option is to complete the online form or printable preadmission form and forward this to us at preadmit@aakh.co.za or fax to 031 4923398.

Private Wards

At the AAK we offer the convenience of a limited number of private and luxury rooms available at an additional fee and subject to availability on the day of your admission. Please request at reception on admission.

For more comprehensive information on our maternity unit, please view Maternity Unit Information Brochure

Services offered in maternity:

  • Registration of birth at our facility with the Department of Home Affairs
  • Breastfeeding lactation specialists
  • Audiologist for New Born Hearing Test

What to Bring to Hospital

We suggest the following items be brought with you at the time of admission to hospital for the birth of your baby.

For Labour

  • Camera
  • Favourite music
  • Massage oil
  • Swimwear for your partner to wear in the shower
  • Socks for cold feet
  • Hair tie for long hair

For Mum

  • Comfortable clothes for labour
  • Personal toiletries
  • Casual comfortable day ward
  • Sleepwear, dressing gown and slippers
  • Underwear
  • Maternity bras
  • Nursing or breastfeeding pads
  • Maternity or super-size sanitary pads (two packs)
  • Tissues
  • Cell phone charger and adaptor
  • Towel

For Baby

  • Small beanie or hat for use immediately after birth
  • Baby clothes – warm outfits
  • Baby blankets
  • Baby receivers
  • One large packet of baby wipes
  • Bum cream
  • One packet of newborn disposable nappies (No cloth nappies please)

Birth plans
We encourage you to share your birth plans for this special time with your midwife prior to going into labour.