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Having a Baby in Letterkenny

An expat in Letterkenny wrote, "Keep calm and push..... " (Read More)

Having a Baby in Ballinsloe

Another expat in Ballinsloe advised, "Go private, not public!! And to go to D. Naveed. I loved the option of a scan on every visit!! We literally got to see our baby grow!" (Read More)

Having a Baby in Cork

An expat living in Cork commented, "I would suggest private healthcare. " (Read More)

Having a Baby in Letterkenny

An expat in Letterkenny wrote, "Read Tracy Donegan's book, be super informed, know what you want and ask until you get it. Know that not everywhere is Dublin and that there's a movement to improve the situation there. Check AIMS Ireland's web site for positive Irish birth stories. They do exist!" (Read More)

Having a Baby in Dublin

Another expat in Dublin advised, "Don't expect any luxuries from the Irish medical experience! Expect a lot of old-fashioned attitude too. Try to befriend the younger Irish nurses and midwives, as these are the ones who are more breastfeeding-friendly and sympahetic." (Read More)

Having a Baby in Dundalk

An expat living in Dundalk commented, "Ask loads of questions and don't be satisfied until you have all the answers you need. Switch GPs if yours doesn't see eye to eye. Stay relaxed and in a calm state of mind and you will be grand." (Read More)

Having a Baby in Dublin

An expat in Dublin wrote, "Move to another country. I hear the Scandinavian countries as well as Australasia are good for birthcare. " (Read More)

Having a Baby in Dublin

Another expat in Dublin advised, "the above" (Read More)

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7 Important Tips about Healthcare for Expats in Ireland

Expats in Ireland share tips and advice about healthcare and health insurance in Ireland. Advice about Irish hospitals, having a baby in Ireland, medical care in rural areas of Ireland and more.

Expats in Ireland share tips and advice about healthcare and health insurance in Ireland. Advice about Irish hospitals, having a baby in Ireland, medical care in rural areas of Ireland and more....

Answer Questions about Healthcare in Ireland

Help others moving to Ireland by answering a set of questions about health insurance, public healthcare in Ireland, prescription medicine, quality of medical care and emergency services.

Having-a-Baby-In-IrelandExpats Talk about What it's Like Having a Baby in Ireland

Read recent baby reports submitted for Letterkenny and Ballinsloe.

If you're an expat parent who had a baby abroad, write a report about your childbirth experiences to help other expecting expat parents.

Join our Ireland Expat Forum

Visit our Ireland Forum and talk with other expats who can offer you insight and tips about living in Ireland.

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7 Important Tips about Healthcare for Expats in Ireland

Expats in Ireland share tips and advice about healthcare and health insurance in Ireland. Advice about Irish hospitals, having a baby in Ireland, medical care in rural areas of Ireland and more.

Expats in Ireland share tips and advice about healthcare and health insurance in Ireland. Advice about Irish hospitals, having a baby in Ireland, medical care in rural areas of Ireland and more....

Answer Questions about Healthcare in Ireland

Help others moving to Ireland by answering a set of questions about health insurance, public healthcare in Ireland, prescription medicine, quality of medical care and emergency services.

Having-a-Baby-In-IrelandExpats Talk about What it's Like Having a Baby in Ireland

Read recent baby reports submitted for Letterkenny and Ballinsloe.

If you're an expat parent who had a baby abroad, write a report about your childbirth experiences to help other expecting expat parents.

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