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Having a Baby in Winterthur

An expat in Winterthur wrote, "Find a good midwife in your community, read LOTS and don't listen to all the people who think you'll end up with blood on the ceiling!!!" (Read More)

Having a Baby in Zurich

Another expat in Zurich advised, "Get everything set up ahead of time in case there are any complications. The language barrier is not really a problem. If you are pregnant when you move, make sure to bring baby items as these things are really expensive in Switzerland." (Read More)

Having a Baby in Zurich

An expat living in Zurich commented, "Take advantage of the midwife help once you get home and also there is a possibility for someone to come to your house and help with light chores and run errands. This is a beautiful service to have when your family is so far away..." (Read More)

Having a Baby in Zurich

An expat in Zurich wrote, "If my friend was native English speaker like me I would tell her not to worry about the language barrier. Most of the doctors, nurses, midwives, etc... speak English and in the cases that they don't speak English you quickly realize that you can still communicate through other means. The best advi" (Read More)

Having a Baby in Bulach

Another expat in Bulach advised, "Arrange everything first; including discussing an emergency c-section and using epidural. Change doctors if you have ANY doubts. Go home if it's not going well." (Read More)

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