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Frequently Asked Questions

Who are the health professionals who provide the content of the course?

Our health care professionals are all specialists in their fields. Please refer to our experts page.

Do I qualify for any rewards if I do the course?

- Discovery health members will get 2000 vitality points.
- All BellyBabies subscriptions qualify for a 10% discount voucher on Medela products purchased through Breastpumps & Beyond online store.

Can I do the course if I am residing outside South Africa?

Anyone can subscribe to our course through a cash basis. Whilst our content is contextualised for health care in South Africa, our material is relevant for all expecting parents.

Is there a platform where I can ask a question?

- There are interactive discussions at the end of each video. You can ask us a question and we will get back to you within 24 hours.
- We recommend using HelloDoctor if you require immediate mobile assistance.

How much data will I use to complete the course?

- This depends on how many videos you may watch and the quality you choose to stream at. A typical 5 min video at standard quality uses approximately 8 mb of data.

How long will it take to complete the course?

- There are approximately 30 short videos in the core course, ranging from between 3min and 10min each.
- The complete resource has more than 50 videos and related fact-sheets as well as interactive discussions for each video.

How is our course delivered?

Our resource is made up of a series of short videos. These comprise of a core component and extensive video databank.
- There are accompanying fact-sheets and interactive discussions on each topic.

What does it cost? How does payment work?

There is a once-off subscription cost which you pay for upfront for an 18-month subscription.
- If you are private, the subscription will be R500.
- If you sign up through your scheme, you may qualify for a 20-35% discount depending on your scheme and plan. You may confirm coverage directly with your scheme

How long is my subscription valid?

Your subscription is valid for 18 months. We encourage you to take full advantage of our resources whenever you most need it.

Why should I sign-up for an antenatal course online?

- Belly Babies offers you the convenience of doing an antenatal course on your own schedule and in the comfort of your own home.
- Our material is accessible for 18 months which allows you to get advice from leading professionals at the time you need it.
- Our course is significantly more affordable than current face-to-face antenatal courses.