What advice do you have for expats having a baby in Kenya?
We asked expat moms who gave birth in Kenya about their experiences and advice they have for other moms to be. They said...
"It is important to research the healthcare system in Kenya before having a baby. Make sure to find a reputable hospital or clinic with experienced medical staff and modern facilities. It is also important to ensure that you have access to quality prenatal care and postnatal care. Additionally, it is important to be aware of the cultural norms and expectations surrounding childbirth in Kenya. Finally, it is important to be prepared for any unexpected costs associated with having a baby in Kenya," explained one expat living in Kenya.
- What should I pack when moving to Kenya?
- Where should I setup a bank account in Kenya?
- Will I be able to find a job in Kenya?
- What is life like in Kenya?
- What do expats in Kenya appreciate most about the local culture?
- What do expats find most challenging?
- Is there a lot of crime in Kenya?
- Is there a lot of diversity? Are people in Kenya accepting of differences?
- What are the schools in Kenya like?
- What are healthcare services like in Kenya?
- What are medical services in Kenya like?
- Are healthcare and health insurance expensive in Kenya?
- What are emergency services like in Kenya?
- Will I need to travel to see a specialist?
- Are common prescription medications available in Kenya?
- How are local medical facilities in Kenya?
- As a foreigner living in Kenya, 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 Kenya?If you live in Kenya, newcomers to Kenya would love to hear your answer to this question.