About

Sr Marion Wing

Welcome to The Baby Clinic! Sr. Marion Wing is a qualified paediatric nurse and midwife with many years of experience in the field of baby and mother wellness and fitness. Her qualifications include General Nursing, Paediatric Nursing, Midwifery, Perinatal Education and Fitness Training.

 

The Baby Clinic is conveniently situated at Kloof Road Medical Centre, Bedfordview.

 

Mission Statement: I endeavour to offer and provide a service to enhance the care and protection of the infant and his/her parents to the best of my abilities. To maintain my knowledge and skills by frequent attendance at provided lectures and ongoing education provided within my scope of practice. To provide upliftment to new mothers via fitness training and education.

Services

Consultations for your baby are necessary 1 week to 10 days after birth, and at monthly intervals until 4 months. A 6-month check-up is vital as a milestone and growth check. Then 9 months, 1 year, 15 months, 18 months and a final check-up at 2 years. Child health and growth is assessed.

IMMUNISATIONS

State (on availability) and private immunisations.

Weighing & Check-ups

Baby weigh-ins and developmental check-ups.

Feeding Advice

Breastfeeding assistance and solid feeding advice.

The Baby Clinic

Home Visits

Home visits after the birth of your baby.

Exercise Advice

Advice and support on post-natal exercises.

Antenatal Classes

Antenatal / childbirth education courses.

Vaccination Schedule

6/8 Weeks

State: R478.80 including consultation: 6-in-1 (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Polio, Hep B, Haemophilus Influenza Meningitis and Pertussis); Pneumococcal; Rotavirus
Private: R2,000 including consultation: 6-in-1 (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Polio, Hep B, Haemophilus Influenza Meningitis and Pertussis); Pneumococcal; Rotavirus

10/12 Weeks

State: R478.80 including consultation: 6-in-1 (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Polio, Hep B, Haemophilus Influenza Meningitis and Pertussis)
Private: R1,784 including consultation: 6-in-1 (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Polio, Hep B, Haemophilus Influenza Meningitis and Pertussis); Pneumococcal

14/16 Weeks

State: R478.80 including consultation: 6-in-1 (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Polio, Hep B, Haemophilus Influenza Meningitis and Pertussis); Pneumococcal; Rotavirus
Private: R2,000 including consultation: 6-in-1 (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Polio, Hep B, Haemophilus Influenza Meningitis and Pertussis); Pneumococcal; Rotavirus

6 Months

State: R478.80 including consultation: Measles
Private: R678.80 including consultation: Measles

9 Months

State: R478.80 including consultation: Pneumococcal
Private: R1,290 including consultation: Measles/Meningitis (Menactra)

12 Months

Private: R1,070 including consultation: Hepatitis A 1/Chicken Pox
Private: R750 (optional extra): Meningitis (Menactra) booster

15 Months

Private: R1,290 including consultation: Measles; Mumps; Rubella; Pneumococcal
Private: R684 including consultation: Measles; Mumps; Rubella; without Pneumococcal

18 Months

State: R478.80 including consultation: 6-in-1 (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Polio, Hep B, Haemophilus Influenza Meningitis and Pertussis); Measles
Private: R1,070 including consultation: 6-in-1 (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Polio, Hep B, Haemophilus Influenza Meningitis and Pertussis); Hepatitis A no. 2

Consultation only: R355

Consultation and vaccinations: see schedule.

Prices are as at March 2017 and are subject to change.

All prices include VAT.

State vaccines are available on request, provided stock is available from state clinics.

Please note: It is your choice to do state or private vaccinations provided there is state stock. Then state schedule must be followed.

Please try to vaccinate your child with all vaccinations. Presently, we are at risk in this country due to many factors. Vaccination is crucial!

Antenatal Classes

Antenatal Classes

The aim of this course is to explore and offer information regarding different aspects of childbirth suited to the different needs of individuals.

The course offers 7 sessions (2.5 hours each) in the form of discussion, audio-visuals and lectures, including a tea break to get to know other expectant parents. Classes run from 18h30 to 21h00 every Tuesday. Partners are encouraged to attend.

The cost of the course is R1,750. A 50% deposit is required upon booking, and the rest upon starting the classes. Unfortunately, there is no reimbursement for missed classes. Most medical aid providers reimburse for antenatal classes. A statement will be provided once the course has been paid in full.

2018 course dates:
Jan/Feb: January 16, 23, 30, February 06, 13, 20, 27
Mar/Apr: March 13, 20, 27, April 03, 10, 17, 24
Additional 2018 course dates TBC.

Session 1

  • Welcome and introductions
  • Nutrition
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Minor disorders of pregnancy
  • Emotional and physical changes in pregnancy
  • Sex
  • Birth partner role

Session 2

  • Signs and symptoms of onset of labour
  • Danger signs
  • Stages of labour
  • Birth video

Session 3

  • Caesarean section
  • Spinal / epidural

Session 4

  • Pain relief (pain of labour, analgesia used and side-effects)
  • Positions for labour and comfort measures
  • Induction of labour
  • Forceps birth
  • Vacuum extraction
  • Amniotomy
  • Foetal monitoring
  • Episiotomy
  • Shave and enema

Session 5

  • Anatomy of the breast
  • Physiology of breastfeeding
  • Care of breasts before and during breastfeeding
  • Initiation of breastfeeding
  • Positioning the baby correctly / latching
  • Benefits
  • Nipple confusion
  • EBM
  • Coping with thrush

Session 6

  • Parenting; depression; life after birth
  • Baby layette and shopping list
  • Care of the newborn
  • Baby bath

Session 7

Practical advice when baby is ill

  • Emergency situations
  • Immunisations
  • Finalisation; open questions
  • Sharing contact details

Parent CPR Courses

Parent CPR Course

The Baby Clinic has partnered with Survival CPR to conveniently offer Parent CPR courses at The Baby Clinic premises. This course is essential for parents, parents-to-be and anyone who cares for babies and children. Domestic CPR courses are available too. This course is essential for domestic workers caring for babies and children.

The courses are run by ICU nursing sisters who are highly qualified medical professionals working in Neonatal ICUs.

Course Content: This course focusses on babies and children, and teaches CPR, choking, baby medications, SIDS, temperatures and febrile convulsions, emergency access, burns, first aid etc.

Cost: R650
Duration: 6 hours
Discovery Vitality Points: 2,500
Endorsed & Certified By: American Heart Association & Resus Council of SA
Bookings: click here

Parenting Life Coaching

Parenting Life Coaching

The Baby Clinic has partnered with Lynda Bleazard (The Kim Coach Partnership) to offer Parenting Life Coaching. Lynda (R/N, R/M, NICU, B.Cur (Education & Community), MBA) is a qualified Master Coach and is a member of the International Association of Coaching (IAC) and Coaches & Mentors of South Africa (CMSA).

Become a skilled Coaching Parent: This dynamic and life-changing course is presented over 2 days. The content, methods and teachings are substantiated by Gordon Training International, Child Welfare and the KimCoach Academy is membered with the IAC and COMENSA. This course strikes a balance between self-development of the parent and acquiring dynamic Coaching skills as a parent. The difference between Parenting and Coaching is highlighted and the skills acquired to identify the Windows of behavior and the most appropriate skills to apply.

Cost: Parent Group Coaching (minimum 4; maximum 8) R1,500 per 90-minute session
Individual Parent Coaching R500 per parent or R750 per couple per 60-minute session

Bookings: click here

Learning Outcomes:

  • Acquire the skill of Self-awareness and Emotional Intelligence
  • Understand the basics of human Neurology (themselves and their child)
  • Identify the positioning and difference between Parenting and Coaching
  • Recognise the Windows of behaviour and the relevant skills to be applied
  • Acquire sound and practical Coaching skills as a parent

Course Content:

  • What is coaching and deemed the most effective development tool
  • Self-development for parents
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Limiting beliefs and unprocessed negative emotions of the parent
  • Understanding my child’s neurology (based on Neuroscience facts)
  • Coaching skills for the parent

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Enquiries & Bookings

Phone: 084 387 2388 (Jenny/Jeandre)

Message: 083 229 6964 (Marion)

Email: marion@marionwing.co.za

Hours

Monday – Friday (excl. Wednesday):

08h00 – 16h30

Saturday: 08h00 – 12h00

Wednesday & Sunday: closed

Address

The Baby Clinic

Kloof Road Medical Centre

Kloof Rd & Arterial Rd West

Bedfordview

Consultations by appointment only.

Unfortunately walk-ins cannot be accepted.

Bookings: 084 387 2388 (Jenny/Jeandre).