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|Postnatal care (after birth)|
|About | What you should do | How long does it take | How much does it cost | Forms to complete | Who to contact|
About postnatal careYou can access post-natal care services immediately after giving birth at a public clinic or hospital.
The aim of postnatal care:
What you should do1. Bring along your Identity document (ID) to the medical facility where you’ll be giving birth2. You must bring the medication you are taking.
3. You must bring your clinic or hospital card.
4. Bring the child’s Road to Health Chart.
5. If you are visiting the clinic or hospital for the first time you will:
How long does it takeIt happens six hours after birth given that you and your baby are healthy and stretches to six weeks.
How much does it costIt is free at public health facilities. Private health facilities charge a minimum fee.
Forms to completeForms will be available at the hospital and a folder will be created.
25 Mar 2013