Maternity Extra

Get access to a range of comprehensive extras including early pregnancy scans, ante-natal care and unique post-natal recovery benefit.

Your Cover

You will receive €50 contribution towards the cost of 3 & 4D maternity scans or early pregnancy scan. Just keep your receipts and send them in to us to claim for this benefit.

Get €50 towards the cost of a Zika screening plus a €10 point of sale discount at the Tropical Medical Bureau.

We will pay for your annual family flu vaccination in one of the Tropical Medical Bureau’s participating clinics. We have a direct settlement agreement with the Tropical Medical Bureau so we will pay them directly on your behalf.

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 cover the cost of two 3 hour domestic home help sessions after the birth of your child. The service is provided by Brown Flower and we will pay them directly.

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.

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.

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.

Every parent can benefit hugely from knowing what to do in an emergency, which is why we will cover a ‘first aid course for mums and dads’ for members with this personalised package. First Aid For Everyone. If there isn’t a preferred provider’s course near you we will give you the same benefit amount towards a local course. Just keep your receipts and send them in to us to claim for this benefit.

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.