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  1. Pregnancy support – Nourish Baby
  2. Using your Rolling Extras cover

You’ve had a baby, so what’s next?

Having a baby with private health insurance should help you give peace of mind, with extra support for you and your baby during this transformative period.

You both have a wide range of benefits to access to improve or maintain your mental and physical health.

Pregnancy support - Nourish Baby

Emergency Services Health is proud to offer Nourish Baby, Australia's only accredited online antenatal and online parenting courses, FREE to eligible members with Gold Hospital and Gold Combined.*

It will provide additional support when the baby arrives by giving you access to a team of qualified obstetricians, midwives, lactation  consultants, child health nurses, sleep consultants, paediatricians, nutritionists, psychologists, parent educators and more.

*On registration, the member registering must be expecting or have given birth to a child or have parental responsibility of a child aged less than 12 months. Registration is limited to one unique registration code per membership per pregnancy/child and to one per calendar year per membership. New memberships or upgrades in cover may be subject to the 2 month waiting period before being able to seek registration. Other conditions may also apply.


What does it cover after birth?

To support the health and well-being of you and your family, post birth you can use Baby Nourish to cover topics including:

  • Breastfeeding and bottle feeding
  • Baby and toddler sleep
  • Parenting and relationships
  • Emotional health and wellbeing
  • Baby and toddler care including first-aid and CPR

Using your Rolling Extras cover

Our Rolling Extras covers you for an extensive range of health services that help you to stay fit and healthy, and many are extra helpful after giving birth.

Our cover is designed to be used – to keep you healthy in body and mind and out there protecting the rest of us.

Mental health support

Pregnancy and the first year after giving birth is a time of vulnerability for many people.

This period can be associated with emotional and psychological difficulties which can benefit from psychological support.

Emergency Services Health’s Rolling Extras cover has generous annual maximums – particularly in Psychology.

This includes Counselling and as of 1 March 2023 has an annual maximum per person of $850 (combined Psychology and Counselling))*.

* Waiting periods apply. To qualify as recognised providers, counsellor’s must be registered with the Australian Counselling Association Inc (ACA) or Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA), be in private practice and meet a set of practice and educational criteria.

Physiotherapy and the pelvic floor

Physiotherapy is highly beneficial for postpartum women. Postpartum physiotherapy can help address a variety of issues that women experience after childbirth.

This includes pelvic pain, incontinence, and weakened muscles. Pelvic pain is a common issue that women experience after childbirth. It can be caused by a variety of factors, such as muscle strains or tears during childbirth. 

Postpartum physiotherapy can help address pelvic pain by focusing on strengthening the pelvic floor muscles and providing education on proper posture and body mechanics.

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