Enhanced Maternity

Cash back for private consultant fees and pre & post-natal yoga and pilates classes.

Your Cover

We will contribute towards the cost of a planned home delivery where the care is provided by a midwife registered with An Bord Altranais. In the event of significant complications which result in a transfer to hospital for delivery, or post-delivery care, in-patient benefits will apply. Any costs incurred up to that point can be claimed under the pre/post-natal maternity costs on this Package. Just keep your receipts and send them in to us to claim for this benefit.

As part of your maternity benefit we will contribute (per pregnancy) to cover the cost of your pre and post-natal care, when provided by a consultant or GP or An Bord Altranais registered midwife. Just keep your receipts and send them in to us to claim for this benefit.

We will contribute towards breastfeeding consultancy with a qualified breastfeeding consultant who is a member of the ALCI (Association of Lactation Consultants in Ireland) and holds IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) membership. Just keep your receipts and send them in to us to claim for this benefit.

We will contribute €40 towards the cost of a screening which includes a Hormone Profile, Semen Analysis and/or Progesterone Level testing. Just keep your receipts and send them in to us to claim for this benefit.

We will contribute towards expenses you may have while your partner is in hospital having a baby. These include hotel or B& B accommodation and travel on the day the baby is born and for the day before or after the birth. In order to avail of this benefit you must both be on a health policy with Irish Life Health. Just keep your receipts and send them in to us to claim for this benefit.

If you are experiencing difficulty getting your baby or child to sleep, you may consider having a private consultation with Baby Sleep Academy by Skype or telephone. Just keep your receipts and send them in to us to claim for this benefit.

Members can get cash back on a baby massage course. Your massage therapist must be a member of the International Association of Infant Massage. Just keep your receipts and send them in to us to claim for this benefit.

You will get a point of sale discount and a contribution towards one course of baby swim classes per year. Preferred providers are Water Babies and Diana's Swim Academy. Just keep your receipts and send them in to us to claim for this benefit.

You will receive a point of sale discount and a contribution towards the cost of 3 & 4D maternity scans with BabyScan, Innervision and MD Ultrasound. In order to avail of this benefit the mother must be a member of Irish Life Health. Just keep your receipts and send them in to us to claim for this benefit. €75 contribution with Innervision, €50 contribution with BabyScan, €50 contribution with MD Ultrasound

Get cash back on the cost of pregnancy, baby yoga and Pilates classes with a qualified yoga or Pilates expert, to help keep you fit and healthy before, during and after pregnancy. Just keep your receipts and send them in to us to claim for this benefit.

You will receive a point of sale discount and a contribution towards the cost of an early pregnancy scan with BabyScan or MD Ultrasound. In order to avail of this benefit the mother must be a member of Irish Life Health. Just keep your receipts and send them in to us to claim for this benefit.

If you have been considering starting a family with the help of fertility treatment, we can offer a discount on selected fertility treatment at Beacon CARE Fertility. This discount will be applied at the point of purchase.

We will give you a contribution towards a simple blood test, Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH) - which gives information about the volume of eggs remaining in a woman’s ovaries, which can be helpful when predicting future fertility. Just keep your receipts and send them in to us to claim for this benefit.

We will give you a contribution per pregnancy to cover the cost of a paediatrician consultation. Just keep your receipts and send them in to us to claim for this benefit.

We will contribute €50 towards the cost of a Zika screening consultation and/or test. You can also claim a €10 point of sale discount. Test / screening must be carried out by our preferred provider, Tropical Medical Bureau. This benefit can only be claimed once perpolicy year.

To give you a helping hand after the birth of your baby, this benefit entitles you to support for some domestic chores such as general tidying, shopping and preparing meals with our provider partner Myhomecare.ie

This benefit is designed to support you straight from the hospital with a visiting midwife and post-natal Doula. This duo can give you medical support and advice as well as having a caring helping hand on hand when you need a rest. The midwife is provided through Myhomecare.ie and the Doula through Doula Care Ireland.

This benefit is designed to support you straight from the hospital with a visting midwife and post-natal Doula. This duo can give you medical support and advice as well as having a caring helping hand on hand when you need a rest. The midwife is provided through Myhomecare.ie and the Doula through Doula Care Ireland.

Experienced post-natal supporters will help you with the transition to parenthood, giving you guidance on your newborn’s needs - from sleeping and feeding to changing and soothing, empowering you to thrive as a parent from Doula Care Ireland.

Irish Life Health have teamed up with Nurture who are experts in the field of maternal mental health. Irish Life Health offer contributions towards the cost of counselling sessions provided by Nurture for fertility, ante-natal & post-natal depression and miscarriage support. If this benefit is available on your plan the contribution and number of sessions included will be set out in your Table of Cover.

We will contribute towards an ante-natal course that is provided by a qualified midwife who is registered with An Bord Altranais for midwifery, prior to the birth of your baby. If you choose to take a course with GentleBirth you can avail of an additional 10% point of sale discount. Just keep your receipts and send them into us to claim for this benefit.

This is a hamper of five nutritious dinners, lunches and snacks of your choice delivered to your home. This benefit is provided in conjunction with Gourmet Fuel and also includes a 30-minute phone consultation with a nutritionist, so you can get the very best start to your parenting life.

Irish Life Health now cover one year's unlimited access to the GentleBirth App. GentleBirth combines brain science, with birth science and technology. There are four options available specific to where you are on the parenting path - Fertility, Pregnancy, Parenting and Special Circumstances.

How to claim these benefits

Make sure you keep your receipts and then follow these instructions in order to claim for the benefits.

Availability

Purchase additional packages from €54.40 per adult. These Personalised Packages are available on the following plans:
Net More 100 ILH, Net More 300 ILH, Net More 500 ILH, Net Most 100 ILH, Net Most 300 ILH, Net Most 500 ILH, Better Advantage ILH, Better ILH, Better Active ILH, Best Smart ILH, Better Ultra ILH, Best Ultimate Active ILH and Best Ultimate 2 ILH.

Get up to €250 back on our BeneFit Plan

Our BeneFit Plan lets you claim up to €250 back on health and lifestyle benefits.

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