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

"Move to another country. I hear the Scandinavian countries as well as Australasia are good for birthcare," wrote a member who made the move to Dublin, Ireland.

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"Firstly, research the process of having a baby in Ireland. Make sure you are familiar with local healthcare policies and public healthcare systems. Secondly, if you plan to give birth in Ireland, familiarise yourself with local medical facilities and the medical professionals providing services in your area. Thirdly, get to know the local maternity ward and its services such as prenatal classes, as well as childcare and support networks. Fourthly, connect with other parents in your area and seek out advice from those who have first-hand experience in raising children in Ireland. Finally, look for resources available to support you through all the stages of parenting," explained one expat living in Ireland.

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Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

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