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What advice do you have for expats having a baby in Guatemala City?

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

"1. Make sure to research the best hospitals and doctors in Guatemala City to ensure you have the best care for your baby. 2. Consider hiring a doula or midwife to provide additional support during the pregnancy and delivery. 3. Familiarize yourself with the local laws and regulations regarding birth certificates and other paperwork. 4. Take the time to learn about the local culture and customs related to childbirth and parenting. 5. Join a local expat group or online forum to connect with other expats who have had babies in Guatemala City. 6. Make sure to have a plan in place for postpartum care, including a support system of family and friends. 7. Consider taking a childbirth education class to prepare for the delivery. 8. Have a plan for how you will manage the language barrier if you don't speak Spanish. 9. Make sure to have a reliable source of transportation to and from the hospital. 10. Have a plan for how you will manage the cost of medical care and other expenses associated with having a baby in Guatemala City," mentioned another expat when asked about moving to Guatemala City, Guatemala.

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