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An Expat Talks about What is Was Like Having a Baby in
What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?
How recently did you give birth in the country that you are reporting on?
Describe your experience giving birth there. What type of facility did you go to? What (if any) type of pain management did you use? How long did you stay in the hospital? Was it a positive experience? Etc...
My son's wife delivered a baby by C-Section at Mae Lewis Hospital in David. There were 4 doctors in the OR during the procedure. She stayed in a private room for 3 days. The total cost was $2500.00 including doctors, nurses and hospital. The care was top notch. In Oregon where we lived the cost would have been $25,000.00
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How did you choose your doctor, midwife or other type of medical professional?
The doctor who delivered the baby has an office within Mae Lewis Hospital
If you were to have another child in this country, would you do anything differently in terms of preparation and/or the delivery?
She would return to Mae Lewis to deliver another baby...no problem
If a friend of yours living in the same country were expecting, what advice would you give her?
Visit Mae Lewis Hospital for consultation. Talk to Javier Adames who is the medical director for the hospital
Healthcare in Panama
Expats have differing opinions about healthcare in Panama. Many advice against public hospitals and healthcare, but some recount good experiences. This article covers public vs private healthcare, cost of healthcare, obtaining prescription medications and much more.
Expats have differing opinions about healthcare in Panama. Many advice against public hospitals and healthcare, but some recount good experiences. This article covers public vs private healthcare, c...
Hospitals in Panama City, Panama
A list of private and public hospitals in Panama City, Panama provided by the US Embassy. Plus, expat advice about the cost of healthcare and health insurance coverage.
A list of private and public hospitals in Panama City, Panama provided by the US Embassy. Plus, expat advice about the cost of healthcare and health insurance coverage. ...
Panama Healthcare FAQ
Answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about healthcare and health insurance for expats in Panama.
Answer Questions about Healthcare in Panama
Help others moving to Panama by answering a set of questions about health insurance, public healthcare in Panama, prescription medicine, quality of medical care and emergency services.
An Expat Discusses Living in Boquete, Panama
A retiree in Boquete, Panama talks about life in Boquete. She explains that it's easy to meet people in Boquete through the newcomers' club, Tuesday Market at BCP and through numerous volunteer activities. She cautions anyone coming to Panama with intention of working to make sure that you can legally work in Panama before making the move.
Panama City, Panama
Global nomads, retirees and expats are attracted to Panama City for many reasons. Our Guide to Living in Panama City, Panama covers the Best Places to Live, Schools, Healthcare, Cost of Living, Transportation and more.
International Schools in Panama City
If you're moving to Panama City with school-aged children, living near your children's school will make life easier. There are schools in central Panama, Clayton and elsewhere. Below you'll find information about the most popular schools for expats in Panama City.
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