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Maternity Programme

Pregnant members and dependants of GEMS have access to the Maternity Programme.

This programme is specifically designed to give you support, education and advice through all stages of your pregnancy, the
confinement and postnatal (after birth) period. To access your maternity benefits, pregnant members or dependants must register on the Programme as soon as their pregnancy is confirmed.

The Maternity Programme is headed by experienced, registered nursing sisters with additional qualifications in midwifery. These
case managers will help you to register on the Maternity Programme and you can contact them on 0860 00 4367 for advice and information.

Other advantages of joining the Maternity Programme are:

Registering on the Programme

You need to complete an enrolment form which you can download from the GEMS website at You can also
call us on 0860 00 4367 to obtain a copy of the form.

To view a comprehensive brochure about the programme, visit and click on 'Maternity Programme'.

Please fax the completed enrolment form to 0861 00 4367, email it to or post it to the GEMS Maternity Programme, Private Bag X782, Cape Town, 8000.