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Expats Talk about Having a Baby in Greece
Fully modern American style maternity hospital. Epidural. 5 days due to c-section. Yes. (Read More)
I went to the first midwife-run facility in Athens--but there are midwives aplenty in the villages. I had a completely natural delivery--except they coerced me into breaking my waters and starting pictocin, which made everything quite unnecessarily painful. They also gave me an episiotomy, which I w (Read More)
For the private sector:
I chose my obstetrician first. He was affiliated with one of the 3 large private maternity clinics in Athens. It is a very large clinic.
Positive points: very clean, plenty of staff on hand 24 hours (even if they are rushed), very modern facilities.
Negati (Read More)
Both babies born at home.Very positive experiences. Just breathing and working with the labour, hot water compressors, loving midwives made my births wonderful.Giving birth in your own enviorment makes all the difference. (Read More)
Healthcare in Paros, Greece
An expat from the United Kingdom offers her insight into the health care system on the island of Paros in Greece. Information shared includes how it compares to the UK, pharmacies, cost and more.
Healthcare in Parikia Paros, Greece
An expat on Paros Island in Greece offers insight about the quality and availability of healthcare on an island in Greece. Expats should be aware that there are no true hospitals on Paros Island.
Answer Questions about Healthcare in Greece
Help others moving to Greece by answering a set of questions about health insurance, public healthcare in Greece, prescription medicine, quality of medical care and emergency services.