Maternity benefits at a glance

Planning benefits

BenefitsType of benefitPlans covered
Fitness:
Aviva members can avail of a 10% discount on a block of classes at Fitsquad. Fitsquad is outdoor group fitness training for men and women and is currently based in Dublin, Greystones, Cork and Limerick.
Member benefit All plans
Health screen discount:
Aviva members can avail of discounts of up to €100 on a range of health screens at EHA centres nationwide and up to €140 discount on health screens at Charter Medical Group in Smithfield.
Member benefit All plans
Health screen on your plan:
Some Aviva plans also include a health screen benefit of €100 every two years that can be used in conjunction with the above health screen benefit.
Out-patient benefit (No Excess) Level 2 Family Health Level 2 Hospital Level 2 Complete Health
Health and wellbeing:
Aviva members receive a 10% discount on health and wellbeing products from Inhealth. This discount can only be accessed by Aviva members by logging into the Aviva online member area.
Member benefit All plans
Smoking cessation:
Aviva members get €70 off the cost of Allen Carr Easyway to Stop Smoking clinics.
Member benefit All plans

* Exclusive Aviva discounts are subject to a maximum of twice per year per member and 10% discount off the normal price thereafter.

Scan benefits

BenefitsType of benefitPlans covered
Ultrasound Dimensions Blackrock, Co. Dublin Members receive €55* discount on the total cost. Member benefit Level 2 Family Health Level 2 Excess Level 2 Hospital Level 3, 4 and 5 plans
InnerVision Ultrasound Castlebar, Co. Mayo Members receive €50* discount on the total cost. Member benefit Level 2 Family Health Level 2 Excess Level 2 Hospital Level 3, 4 and 5 plans
Charter Medical Group Dublin Members receive a 22.7%-33% discount on the total cost. Member benefit Level 2 Family Health Level 2 Excess Level 2 Hospital Level 3, 4 and 5 plans

*Discount may be subject to change; please check www.avivahealth.ie

Pregnancy benefits

BenefitsType of benefitPlans covered
Nutrition:
Level 2 Family Health with day-to-day benefit has a dietitian benefit of up to €30 per visit for up to 4 combined alternative practitioner visits.
Day-to-day benefit Level 2 Family Health with day-to-day
Nutrition:
Level 2 Family Health with day-to-day benefit has a dietitian benefit of up to €30 per visit for up to 4 combined alternative practitioner visits.
Day-to-day benefit Level 2 Family Health Level 2 Excess Level 2 Hospital Level 3, 4 and 5 plans
Antenatal classes:
Level 2 Family Health gives €75 back to members for private antenatal classes carried out with a registered midwife.
Maternity benefit Level 2 Family Health

Alternative birth cover

BenefitsType of benefitPlans covered
Gentle Birth and Doula:
Members can avail of a birthing package through Doula Ireland. For further details visit www.avivahealth.ie
Maternity benefit Level 2 Family Health Level 2 Excess Level 2 Hospital Level 3, 4 and 5 plans
Home birth:
Members are entitled to a grant-in-aid towards home births. The amount will depend on the plan type and level of cover.
In-patient maternity benefit Please refer to your table of cover.

Hospital maternity cover

BenefitsType of benefitPlans covered
Public hospital fees:
Members that attend a public hospital will receive up to 3 nights’ accommodation in a public hospital.
In-patient maternity benefit Please refer to your table of cover.
Private hospital fees:
Members that choose to go to a private hospital will receive a grant-in-aid towards the cost of the birth. The amount will depend on the plan type and level of cover.
In-patient maternity benefit Please refer to your table of cover.
Consultant fees:
Members will receive a contribution towards consultants' fees. The amount will depend on the plan type and level of cover.
In-patient maternity benefit Please refer to your table of cover.
Multiple births:
Members with multiple births in the same pregnancy are covered for in-patient payments up to the level of cover on their plan.
In-patient maternity benefit Please refer to your table of cover.
Caesarean section:
Members that need non-elective caesarean section will be covered for the hospital and associated consultant fees up to the level of cover on their plan.
In-patient maternity benefit Please refer to your table of cover.

Postnatal benefits

BenefitsType of benefitPlans covered
Pre/post natal expenses:
A pre/postnatal contribution towards the cost of pre and postnatal consultant fees is available on many Aviva plans. The contribution amount will depend on your level of cover and plan type.
Out-patient benefit Please refer to your table of cover.
Early discharge benefit:
Level 2 Family Health provides a €300 cash benefit for members who are discharged from hospital after one night, in a semiprivate or private room, subject to medical approval. This cannot be claimed in conjunction with postnatal home help allowance.
Maternity benefit Level 2 Family Health
Partner benefit:
Members can claim back up to €50 for accommodation, travel, parking or childcare expenses incurred on the day baby is born, plus the day before or after the birth. Both mother and partner must have a health policy with Aviva.
Maternity benefit Level 2 Family Health Level 2 Excess Level 2 Hospital Level 3, 4 and 5 plans
Breastfeeding consultancy:
Members can avail of a breastfeeding consultancy allowance of up to €30 for two sessions with a qualified breastfeeding consultant.
Maternity benefit Level 2 Family Health Level 2 Excess Level 2 Hospital Level 3, 4 and 5 plans
Baby massage:
Level 2 Family Health with day-to-day provides a baby massage allowance of up to €30 for four combined alternative practitioner visits.
Day-to-day benefit Level 2 Family Health with dayto- day benefit
Post natal home help:
Eligible members are entitled to 2 domestic helpers over 2 days for 4 hours in total. Members must contact Aviva to avail of this service within 18 weeks post birth and the service must be booked and both visits completed within 26 weeks post birth. If the service is not available in the members area, Aviva will pay €120 to eligible members which can be used to cover the cost of domestic help locally arranged directly by the member.
Maternity benefit Please refer to your table of cover
U Mamma postnatal services:
Members can avail of a 15% discount on holistic treatments at U Mamma sanctuary.
Member benefit Level 2 Family Health Level 2 Excess Level 2 Hospital Level 3, 4 and 5 plans
Health Mate from Aviva:
Free ‘health’ app from Aviva Health Mate is a free app from Aviva that makes it easier to achieve your health and fitness goals by allowing you to track your time, distance, speed and calories burned on a chosen route.
Member benefit Available to download free from iTunes and the Android Market

Add your newborn for free: Members can add their newborn to their policy for free until their next renewal. The newborn must be registered within 13 weeks of the birth. You must be a member at time of birth.

24-hour Nurse-on-call: Members have access to 24-hour nurse-on-call service. Call 1850 946 644, 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Please note that the benefits listed are correct at time of going to print, December 2011. Benefits are subject to change but all benefits are regularly updated on www.avivahealth.ie Please consult your membership handbook and table of cover for the benefits on your plan and the level of cover. Please call us on 1890 714 444 if you have any questions regarding your policy with Aviva.