To ensure that your new born baby grows up to be well and healthy, you can take him or her for Pneumococcal vaccines and TSH screening – all free as part of your medical aid benefits.
Pneumococcal vaccine is given to a new born baby of less than one month old to protect them against the Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria which can cause various illnesses including: – ear infections, sinus infections, pneumonia, and even meningitis.
Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) screening or check is also done within the first 30 days of the baby’s birth to ensure that the baby grows and develops as they are supposed to and that will not have slow growth or delayed development.
Have regular free check-ups as part of your benefits.
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