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​​​​​​​​​​Maternity

Contraception
This service aims to give women a choice about whether they want to fall pregnant or not. It helps to prevent unwanted pregnancies and encourages men to play a role in prevention. The service is available at health facilities throughout the province.

 The following are offered:

  • Oral contraceptives
  • Injections
  • Intra-uterine devices
  • Female sterilisation
  • Male sterilisation
  • Male condoms

Contact: 
Daphne Tlhabela   
Tel: 011 355 3312      
Daphney.Tlhabela@gauteng.gov.za

What to do when discovering you are pregnant

  • Pregnant women must firstly go to their nearest clinic where they will be given the necessary care for themselves and their unborn babies.
  • All clinics provide a service to pregnant women
  • A pregnant woman must ensure that they go to clinics before twelve weeks (three months)
  • Regular checkups will be conducted to detect the health of the baby and any anomalies
  • Services are available from 7h00 to 16h00 on weekdays.

Contact: 
Sikhonjiwe Masilela    
Tel: 011 355 3266/ 3397       
Sikhonjiwe.Masilela@gauteng.gov.za

Genetic Disorders in babies
To improve the quality of health services provided to pregnant women and their babies, fathers and the general public, nurses have been trained to train other health care givers to provide for assessment, management, prevention and rehabilitative services on genetic disorders, birth defects and disabilities. These services are offered at various health care facilities.


Contact: 
Sikhonjiwe Masilela   
Tel: 011 355 3266/ 3397        
Sikhonjiwe.Masilela@gauteng.gov.za

Maternal Deaths
Any death of a woman during pregnancy or childbirth is classified as a maternal death. A National Committee on Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths (NCCEMD) has been set up to identify the causes of maternal deaths, and to make interventions which will halve the number of maternal deaths.

Contact: 
Sikhonjiwe Masilela   
Tel: 011 355 3266/ 3397        
Sikhonjiwe.Masilela@gauteng.gov.za 

Termination of Pregnancy
This service is offered to all women who wish to terminate a pregnancy. The service aims to reduce maternal deaths caused by illegal abortions. Women are advised to report early in their pregnancy if they wish to terminate, preferably in the first three months.  Termination during the first three months of pregnancy is available from the following health facilities:

HospitalsContactsClinicsContacts
Carletonville hospital018 788 1700   Chiawelo clinic011 984 1599
Leratong hospital011 411 3500Zola CHC

011 986 0600

Chris Hani Baragwanath hospital011 933  8111 / 9111/ 8433Hillbrow HC063 868 8369
Tembisa hospital011923 2000Lenasia South CHC011 8551320
Pholosong hospital 011 812 5000Kgabo CHC012 704 8900
Thelle Mogoerane hospital 011 590 0000Laudium CHC 012 374 9900
Bertha Gxowa Hospital011 089 8500Shoshanguve CHC012 790 3304
Dr Yusuf Dadoo Hospital011 951 6000Dark City CHC 013 935 7027
Dr George Mukhari hospital012 529 3000Johan Heyns 016 950 6000
Kalafong hospital012 318 6400  
Jubilee hospital012 717 9301  
Odi hospital012 725 2300  
Charlotte Maxeke Academic011 488 4911  
South Rand hospital 011 681 2000  
Kopanong hospital 016 428 7000  
Heidelberg hospital 016 341 1201  
Sebokeng hospital016 930 3000  

​Private practitioners also provide this service at their facilities.

Contact: 
Daphne Tlhabela    
Tel: 011 355 3312       
Daphney.Tlhabela@gauteng.gov.za