Find answers to commonly asked questions.


Yes, we are currently contracted to Discovery Classic (in hospital), GEMS, Momentum and Polmed. Please contact us in our rooms should you be uncertain.

You will receive an invoice after the consultation.
If you belong to our contracted medical aid groups/plans, the account will be submitted directly to the medical aid on your behalf. You will only be liable for the shortfall/co-payment if applicable.
If you belong to any other medical aid group, your account will be submitted to the medical aid on your behalf but the balance must be settled in our rooms at the end of the consultation.

Please see our rates here.

Please view hospital pricing here.

Give us a call to make an appointment. We will do an ultrasound to calculate your gestation (how far along you are) and advise you on the way forward.

Ideally before 8 weeks, but any gestation is acceptable.

We will need your name, your medical aid details, your date of birth and your first day of your last menstrual period date (if known).
If you have had a scan already (not necessary), then you can provide us with an estimated delivery date (EDD) found on the scan.
(Do not worry if you do not know your last menstrual period or if you do not have a scan.)

A routine and healthy pregnancy should have between 10 to 11 visits. This may vary depending on the course of the pregnancy. They usually occur 8, 16, 24, 28, 32, 35, 37, 38, 39, 40 and 41 weeks. Visits may vary depending on the any existing co-morbidities/complications.

Yes, all routine visits and scans will be included in the fee.
Special ultrasounds like those at 12 weeks (nuchal translucency scan) and 20 weeks (fetal anomaly scan) are not done at our practice. We will provide you with a list of centres that can offer this service.

A prenatal visit (before deciding to fall pregnant) is always advantageous. This allows us to diagnose any underlying conditions or optimise existing ones in order to reduce negative effects on pregnancy.

Yes we do, provided that there are no contra indications.

Commence on iron supplementation and Folic Acid. Iron supplementation builds iron reserves and decreases complications as a result of bleeding during the delivery. Folic acid, if taken within the first trimester, reduces the risk of neural tube defects in your baby.

Have a list of your medical conditions and medications that you are using and bring it with to your appointment. Bring any relevant medical notes or referrals that were given to you by other healthcare professionals.

You will have a consultation and examination. This will include a general examination, urinalysis, an obstetric ultrasound/dating scan and PAP smear. You will be asked to have blood tests taken at a laboratory of your choice.

You may contact us on our practice cell number. Once we have established the nature of the emergency, we will either give advice telephonically, make an appointment for you (or keep an existing appointment) or instruct you to come through to the hospital.

Please bring an overnight bag for yourself, some toiletries and sanitary pads. The baby will need clothes and nappies. The hospital will provide a list of items needed.

No. This is included in the delivery fee.

Our Neonatal Download includes:

  • General information and contact details of the neonatal intensive care
  • Infection control and Covid policies
  • Breast feeding
  • Immunisations (Type of vaccines; Administration Dates and Times; Contact Numbers)
  • Birth Registration
  • Paediatric follow-up care
  • Basic Care (umbilical cord care; neonatal urine and stool information)
  • What to look out for
  • Well baby clinics
  • Hospital and Paediatric Specialist Contact Details


We will need your name, your medical aid details, any referral letters or prescriptions.

You will have a consultation and examination. This will include a general examination, urinalysis, a gynaecological scan and PAP smear. Your risk profile will be created and a follow-up management plan will be given to you.

There is no specified age to start with your gynaecology visits. You should book an appointment if you have any concerns or questions. Give us a call to discuss what is best for you.

According to the Royal College of Medicine, pap smears commencing at 25yrs of age are adequate (for healthy individuals). It is best to come in for a consultation to decide on a specific plan for you.

HPV stands for human papilloma virus which is known to be the main contributor in the development of cervical cancer. An HPV test is done at the time of your PAP smear. The result of this test will determine how regularly you will need to come in for your PAP smears.

It is best to come in for a consultation. Based on your first PAP smear result and HPV testing, a tailored plan can be made for you based on your risk profile.

Yes, this is encouraged. Choosing a good contraceptive is important. After a consultation discussing the different options, we can decide what works best for you based on your profile and preferences.

Yes we do. We encourage all patients to book for a consultation so that we may discuss all methods of family planning, including sterilization.

Yes we treat all endocrine (hormonal related) conditions including Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. If treated correctly from a young age, the condition can be well controlled and long term health risks can be reduced.

Yes, we can assist. We are able to perform examinations and investigations to assist in identifying causes for delayed fertility. We are able to assist with cycle set ups to optimise pregnancy rates, ovulation induction as well as artificial insemination. We do not offer IVF and would provide you with a list of Fertility Specialists that will be able to assist.

It is best to come in for a consultation. There are many causes (depending on age, medical conditions, medications used), therefore an individual approach is best.

Yes, we do. Once your risk profile is assessed, we can choose from a number of natural and medical combinations to find the best treatment that will relieve your symptoms.

I have a special interest in urogynaecology. We will work together to find a multimodal approach to improving your symptoms. This can include lifestyle modifications, medication and surgery.