What advice do you have for expats having a baby in Negombo?
We asked expat moms who gave birth in Negombo about their experiences and advice they have for other moms to be. They said...
"It is important to research the best hospitals and medical care available in Negombo before having a baby. Make sure to find a doctor or midwife who speaks your language and is familiar with your culture. It is also important to be aware of the local laws and regulations regarding childbirth and parenting. Additionally, it is important to be aware of the local customs and traditions surrounding childbirth and parenting. Finally, it is important to build a support network of family and friends who can help you during this time," remarked another expat who made the move to Negombo, Sri Lanka.
- What should I pack when moving to Negombo?
- Where should I setup a bank account in Negombo?
- Will I be able to find a job in Negombo?
- What is life like in Negombo?
- What do expats in Negombo appreciate most about the local culture?
- What do expats find most challenging?
- Is there a lot of crime in Negombo?
- Is there a lot of diversity? Are people in Negombo accepting of differences?
- What are the schools in Negombo like?
- What are healthcare services like in Negombo?
- What are medical services in Negombo like?
- Are healthcare and health insurance expensive in Negombo?
- What are emergency services like in Negombo?
- Will I need to travel to see a specialist?
- Are common prescription medications available in Negombo?
- How are local medical facilities in Negombo?
- As a foreigner living in Negombo, will I have access to public healthcare? What is it like?
- What have your experiences during the pandemic with the local healthcare system been like?
What advice do you have for expats having a baby in Negombo?If you live in Negombo, newcomers to Negombo would love to hear your answer to this question.