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Gertrude’s Hospital Maternity Charges

Gertrude’s Children Hospital was established in 1947 as a non-profit organization.

 It is the best Children’s hospital in Kenya and the most established pediatric facility in Eastern and Central Africa.

It is a Level 5 healthcare facility, and a tertiary Referral and Teaching Children’s Hospital.

 It extends its services to children, teens, and young adults who fit in the age bracket of 0-21 years.

To ensure all patients receive top-notch healthcare services, the hospital sets aside resources for staff training and development, ensuring each staff member receives specialized training for specific services they are assigned to render.

Without discrimination, the hospital provides care to children with a less privileged background through the Gertrude’s Hospital Foundation.

This program is funded through charity donations and funding from different partners.

Services offered by Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital are:

  • Pharmacy Services
  • Laboratory Services
  • Radiology Services
  • Nutrition Clinic
  • Neonatal clinic
  • Well Baby Clinic
  • Specialist Clinic
  • Dental Clinic
  • Cardiac Clinic
  • Teens clinic
  • Day Surgery
  • Pediatric Impatient
  • Pediatric Outpatient
  • Child Development Centre
  • Pulmonology clinic
  • General clinic
  • Infectious disease clinic, among many more

Gertrude’s  Hospital Maternity Charges

Gertrude’s is a pediatric hospital, so they do not offer maternity services. But they do have antenatal care and well-baby clinics.

During the antenatal visits, the doctors discuss with the mom-to-be any concerns she might have regarding the birthing plan, parenting style, tests and procedures leading to delivery, baby’s immunization, and learn of the facility’s schedule for newborn checkups.

Doing this gives the patient ample time to decide whether the services offered at Gertrude’s Hospital are a good fit for her baby or not.

Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital does not charge for antenatal care visits.

Gertrude’s Hospital encourages parents to choose their baby’s pediatrician during pregnancy.

Visiting the facility for prenatal consultation early in the third trimester is recommended in order to meet the pediatrics team.

Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital follows the checkup schedule advised by the American Academy of Pediatricians, which ensures that the vaccinations are given at the appropriate time.

Well-baby visits are important as they give the pediatrician a chance to detect or prevent health-related problems early before symptoms appear.

During a well-baby clinic visit, Gertrude’s Hospital pediatrician:

  • Performs a physical exam for the baby
  • Assesses the growth and development
  • Performs developmental screenings if need be
  • Performs medical tests to assess hearing, vision, hemoglobin, etc., according to the baby’s age
  • Gives vaccinations according to age and individual preferences
  • Discusses development and health issues relevant to the baby’s age
  • Gives the platform to ask questions and discuss concerns

Gertrude’s Children Hospital accepts health coverage by certain local as well as international insurance companies. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Jubilee Insurance
  • CIC Insurance
  • AAR Insurance
  • UAP Insurance
  • Heritage Insurance
  • Resolution Insurance
  • NHIF

You can verify that your health insurance coverage is acceptable at the reception desk.

Gertrude’s Hospital Contact Information

Physical Location: Doctor’s Plaza, South Wing, Room S2, Muthaiga, Nairobi, Kenya

Tel: +254 722 519 863 / +254 733 668 517  

Email: [email protected]

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

                              : Saturday, By Appointment.

Other Gertrude’s Children’s Hospitals in Kenya are:

  • Nairobi West Branch
  • Ongata Rongai Branch
  • Pangani Branch
  • Buruburu Branch
  • Thika Branch
  • Mombasa Branch
  • Kitengela Branch
  • Embakasi Branch
  • Komarocks Branch
  • Lavington Branch
  • Donholm Satellite Branch

You can book appointments on their official website.

Kenyalogue Contributor


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