What advice do you have for expats having a baby in Genoa?
We asked expat moms who gave birth in Genoa about their experiences and advice they have for other moms to be. They said...
"1. Make sure to research the healthcare system in Genoa, and find a doctor or midwife that you trust and feel comfortable with. 2. Consider taking a childbirth preparation class to help you prepare for the birth of your baby. 3. Familiarize yourself with the maternity leave policies in Italy, and make sure to plan ahead for any time off you may need. 4. Consider joining a local expat group or online forum to connect with other expats who have had babies in Genoa. 5. Make sure to take advantage of the many cultural and historical attractions in Genoa, and explore the city with your baby. 6. Take the time to learn some Italian phrases and words related to pregnancy and childbirth, as this will help you communicate with healthcare providers and other locals," said a member in Genoa, Italy.
"I would advise to make sure that you have a birthing plan, go to the anti natal classes just to meet other Mum's and get used to the lay out of the hospitals," remarked another expat who made the move to Genoa, Italy.
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What advice do you have for expats having a baby in Genoa?If you live in Genoa, newcomers to Genoa would love to hear your answer to this question.