What advice do you have for expats having a baby in Gambia?
We asked expat moms who gave birth in Gambia about their experiences and advice they have for other moms to be. They said...
"It is important to research the healthcare system in Gambia before having a baby there. Make sure to find a reliable doctor or midwife who is experienced in delivering babies in Gambia. It is also important to be aware of the cultural norms and expectations surrounding childbirth in Gambia. Additionally, it is important to be prepared for the cost of having a baby in Gambia, as medical costs can be high. Finally, it is important to be aware of the laws and regulations surrounding the birth of a child in Gambia, as they may differ from those in your home country," remarked another expat in Gambia.
- What should I pack when moving to Gambia?
- Where should I setup a bank account in Gambia?
- Will I be able to find a job in Gambia?
- What is life like in Gambia?
- What do expats in Gambia appreciate most about the local culture?
- What do expats find most challenging?
- Is there a lot of crime in Gambia?
- Is there a lot of diversity? Are people in Gambia accepting of differences?
- What are the schools in Gambia like?
- What are healthcare services like in Gambia?
- What are medical services in Gambia like?
- Are healthcare and health insurance expensive in Gambia?
- What are emergency services like in Gambia?
- Will I need to travel to see a specialist?
- Are common prescription medications available in Gambia?
- How are local medical facilities in Gambia?
- As a foreigner living in Gambia, 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 Gambia?If you live in Gambia, newcomers to Gambia would love to hear your answer to this question.