Expert Advice from Bonitas Medical Aid

Why should I breastfeed my baby, and what if this…

  • November 22, 2021
  • Bonitas
Breastfeeding is important to your baby’s health and is the safest and healthiest thing that you can feed your little...

Medical aids can’t bear the brunt of hospital increases

  • November 17, 2021
  • Bonitas
Hospital admissions are one of the biggest cost drivers for any private medical scheme which is why the tariffs are...

New parents and your baby’s health

  • November 15, 2021
  • Bonitas
Becoming a parent is a joy but it can also be overwhelming and just a little daunting. There is no...

Walking the road to wellness

  • November 10, 2021
  • Parenting Hub
Being healthy and living a full life is what we all want, for ourselves and our family.  An important part...

Keeping kids healthy throughout the year

  • November 8, 2021
  • Bonitas
Parents are often very good about getting their children off to a healthy start at the beginning of the year...

Keep your kids moving

  • November 1, 2021
  • Bonitas
Bonitas Medical Fund suggests you try and keep your child active throughout the year and provides some suggestions to get...

Dealing with Postpartum Depression - plus ways to deal with…

  • October 25, 2021
  • Bonitas
As a new mom, the birth of your baby is a beautiful and exciting time, but there is a darker...

Should I be exercising while pregnant, and if so, how…

  • October 18, 2021
  • Bonitas
For most exercise is a part of life, so it is natural to want to keep active for as long...

Home-based care – there is no place like home

  • October 13, 2021
  • Bonitas
The shift towards home-based care was accelerated by the Covid pandemic. Although not necessarily always possible for Covid patients, the...

Your pregnancy - a comprehensive guide

  • October 1, 2021
  • Bonitas
Morning sickness remedies The following information is to be used as a guide to and at the discretion of the...

Gestational hypertension, what is it and how can I avoid…

  • September 30, 2021
  • Bonitas
Gestational hypertension is high blood pressure (the pressure of your blood on the walls of your blood vessels) during the...

Hospital pre-authorisation vs quotes – what you need to know

  • September 30, 2021
  • Bonitas
Due to the different waves of Covid-19 and the emerging variants, a number of elective surgeries were postponed to help...

What should I do if I have symptoms of COVID-19…

  • September 23, 2021
  • Bonitas
Given today’s current global COVID-19 pandemic, worrying about the potentially harmful viruses' effect on your pregnancy and baby is a...

Redefining healthcare in 2022

  • September 22, 2021
  • Bonitas
As South Africa moves to Covid-19 adjusted Level 2 and vaccination numbers increase, access to quality healthcare remains a priority. ...

Covid-19 Information for Moms-to-Be

  • September 16, 2021
  • Bonitas
What effect does Covid-19 have on pregnant woman? Pregnant women do not appear to be more severely unwell if they...

Urban living’s impact on our wellness

  • September 13, 2021
  • Bonitas
South Africa is urbanising rapidly: 63% of South Africans are already living in urban areas.  Stats indicate this will rise...

Premature birth - what to expect

  • September 9, 2021
  • Bonitas
Expecting a baby is an exciting time of your life, and you want to make sure that you do as...

Performing in a pandemic: Bonitas announces healthy annual results

  • August 30, 2021
  • Bonitas
Bonitas Medical Fund reported its financial results for 2020, with significantly bolstered reserves of R6.1 billion. Luke Woodhouse, Chief Financial...

Safe cribs and playpens to use when traveling

  • August 27, 2021
  • Bonitas
The following information is to be used as a guide to and at the discretion of the end-user and should...

Caring for Baby

  • August 20, 2021
  • Bonitas
The following information is to be used as a guide to and at the discretion of the end-user and should...

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Juicy Summer Salads for all Occasions

  • November 27, 2021
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Summer is here which means more family time spent outdoors braaiing. Eating good food is high on everyone’s agenda, so...

Why should I breastfeed my baby, and what if this…

  • November 22, 2021
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  • November 22, 2021
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Sixty SA schools to get sustainable food gardens from Rhodes…

  • November 17, 2021
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Medical aids can’t bear the brunt of hospital increases

  • November 17, 2021
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Medicating to help with sleep – Babies & Children

  • November 15, 2021
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As sleep consultants we come across many instances of parents medicating their children to aid sleep. Parents are often faced...

New parents and your baby’s health

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Eating Disorders – Food for thought

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  • November 10, 2021
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Keeping kids healthy throughout the year

  • November 8, 2021
  • Bonitas
Parents are often very good about getting their children off to a healthy start at the beginning of the year...

Herbal extracts and how they can help overcome common women’s…

  • November 1, 2021
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These days supplements, which include vitamins, minerals and herbal extracts, are easily available and more accessible. Fortunately, science and technology...

Keep your kids moving

  • November 1, 2021
  • Bonitas
Bonitas Medical Fund suggests you try and keep your child active throughout the year and provides some suggestions to get...

Survey shows parents more worried about child consent than Covid-19…

  • October 29, 2021
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The announcement by the South African government that children aged 12-18 are now eligible for Covid-19 vaccination has brought with...

Dealing with Postpartum Depression - plus ways to deal with…

  • October 25, 2021
  • Bonitas
As a new mom, the birth of your baby is a beautiful and exciting time, but there is a darker...

Review: Organic Aromas Nebulizing Diffuser

  • October 20, 2021
  • Parenting Hub
Organic diffusers are an affordable, versatile, and convenient way to improve your health and quality of life. The organic Aromas...

Let’s Talk about PND

  • October 19, 2021
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In the weeks leading up to the birth of my daughter, I remember waking multiple times a night due to...

Should I be exercising while pregnant, and if so, how…

  • October 18, 2021
  • Bonitas
For most exercise is a part of life, so it is natural to want to keep active for as long...

Home-based care – there is no place like home

  • October 13, 2021
  • Bonitas
The shift towards home-based care was accelerated by the Covid pandemic. Although not necessarily always possible for Covid patients, the...

Keto And Zuri Learn About COVID-19

  • October 12, 2021
  • Parenting Hub
Roche and the Kolisi Foundation today launched a children’s book, Keto and Zuri Learn about COVID-19, that will help parents and caregivers across Africa...

Drinking while pregnant - what are the consequences

  • October 11, 2021
  • Bonitas
Drinking during pregnancy is a huge NO, no matter what stage of pregnancy you are in. Alcohol causes harm to...

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