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Best care with Bestmed: Broken Bones
Heard a snap? Sticks and stones and runs and jumps could break bones, but local medical expert, Dr Enrico, knows how to help. Take a couple of minutes as he talk through how best to care for broken bones.
Best Care with Bestmed: Pain & Fever
Getting hot? Dealing with Pain & Fever. An infant or tot in pain and with a fever is enough to leave any parent frustrated or feeling helpless. Dr Kevanya Coopoo takes the heat out of dealing with pain and fever in little ones.
Best care with Bestmed: Staying Choke
Dr Enrico Maraschin guides us through how best to create a choke-safe environment at home. With his advice and demonstrations, we can teach our little ones how to indicate they are choking and how we can help them.
Best care with Bestmed: Water Safety
Make a splash and stay water safe. Splishing and splashing about should be fun and it must always be safe. Identify “danger zones” like birdbaths, toilets and buckets of water.
Best care with Bestmed: Addressing Wounds
Wounds need care and attention, especially when little ones are involved. Dr Coopoo unpacks the different wounds and how best to care for them.
Taking the itch and irritation out of allergies
Is it a mozzie bite, just an itch or a change of season? Perhaps it’s more than a constant runny nose or itchy eyes? With insights from Dr Coopoo, allergies are a little less daunting.
Prepped for every ouchie: First aid
Best Care with Bestmed brings you useful local content from South African experts. In this quick mini-episode, we talk about all things first aid and what you need for ouchies and scratches in the event of an emergency.
Best care with Bestmed: CPR
Know your ABCs of CPR. You and your family need to know the basics of CPR. It could save a life. Medical expert, Dr Coopoo talks us through the SSS and ABC’s of CPR with some demonstrations to guide you along.
Best care with Bestmed: The headache of head injuries
What do you do when your little one has a head injury? When should you see a doctor?
In this mini episode of Best Care with Bestmed Medical Scheme, Dr Martica Alvarez talks us through taking the headache out of head injuries.
Best care with Bestmed: Such an eyesore Final
That itchy, red, scratchy eye can leave mom and little one feeling uncomfortable. Thanks to Dr Coopoo and Bestmed Medical Scheme, Best Care brings a bit of comfort with insights on how to help your little one when it comes to eyesores, conjunctivitis and more.
Best care with Bestmed: Tummy Buggin’
One type of running we don’t enjoy is a runny tummy.
Join Best Care with Bestmed Medical Scheme and Mari-Louise in conversation with Dr Coopoo with info on tummy bugs and rotavirus and how best to treat them.
Best care with Bestmed: Feeling the heat… burns
Ouch, dealing with burns is a hot topic. Dr Kevanya Coopoo talks us through dealing with burns safely.
Best care with Bestmed: Listen up! Earaches and more
Dr Alvrez gives us a little more understanding on earaches and more.
Best care with Bestmed: Something to chew on: Dentistry
Dr Londiwe Sibisi-Maboye gives us some food for thought in this episode as she chats to us about Dentistry.
Pink eye, also known as conjunctivitis, is an eye infection that seems to be making its rounds once again, especially among families with children who attend school. Though it may be irritating, pink eye is mostly harmless and rarely affects your vision. If it’s a...
Breastfeeding may be natural, but isn’t always easy, especially for new moms. Many women experience unexpected struggles, but there’s good news – help is available. A lactation consultant (LC) may provide the support and guidance you need as you navigate these new...
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood disorder, which is thought to be neurological. Children diagnosed with ADHD often have trouble focusing, and are easily distracted, overly active or talkative (in some cases), impulsive and...
While a healthy amount of short-term stress could be beneficial to our little ones, chronic stress can lead to long-term mental and physical health problems, including anxiety and depression, as well as high blood pressure, a weaker immune system, obesity and heart...
Are you giving birth via a planned caesarean section (c-section) or having a normal delivery, with or without a midwife’s assistance? Whatever your birth plan entails, we’ve got you covered. Expectant moms are faced with a myriad of decisions to make on how manage...
Women have different healthcare needs to men. Bestmed Medical Scheme understands this and encourages you to take care of yourself as much as you take care of your family and friends. That’s why the Scheme offers a wide range of preventative care and...
The Bestmed Tempo wellness programme helps you to embrace a healthy lifestyle through expert advice and support. Only one adult needs to complete their health assessment at a participating pharmacy to qualify for the Bestmed Tempo wellness benefits for the whole...
Bestmed Medical Scheme offers preventative care and wellness benefits for your child at no extra charge. Preventative care benefits include paediatric vaccines according to the state-recommended programme. Bestmed Tempo wellness programme benefits, available across...
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