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We asked expat moms who gave birth in Half Moon Bay about their experiences and advice they have for other moms to be. They said...

"Firstly, it's important to familiarize yourself with the local healthcare system in Antigua & Barbuda. The island has a number of public and private hospitals and clinics, but services may not be as comprehensive as in your home country. Ensure that you have comprehensive health insurance that covers maternity care and childbirth. Check if your policy covers newborn care as well. Find a good obstetrician and pediatrician. You can ask for recommendations from other expats or locals. Consider hiring a doula or midwife who can provide additional support and guidance throughout your pregnancy and during childbirth. Learn about the local customs and practices related to pregnancy and childbirth. This can help you understand what to expect and how to navigate the healthcare system. Ensure that you have all the necessary documents for your baby, such as a birth certificate. You may also need to register the birth with your home country's embassy or consulate. Prepare for the possibility of needing to travel for certain medical procedures or tests. Not all medical services may be available on the island. Lastly, try to connect with other expat parents or join local parenting groups. They can provide valuable advice, support, and friendship," commented one expat who made the move to Half Moon Bay, Antigua & Barbuda.

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