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Munich

Pregnancy in Munich

  • English speaking Gynecologist

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    Dr Freitag is an English, German and Italian speaking Gynecologist in Munich. She offers regular check ups as well as prenatal care (including scans and sonographies). 
    http://drkfreitag.de/en/praxis.html (+49) 89 9699850

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    "Popular gynaecologist amongst Expats, she can also recommend English speaking midwives/nutritionists etc."

  • Frauenklinik vom Roten Kreu

    Recommended by Kate Spindler

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    Linked with the Technischen Universität München, Frauenklinik vom Roten Kreuz in Munich is a popular hospital in Munich to give birth being independent from the main hospital, it is mainly staffed by midwives
    Taxisstraße 3 80637 Munich, Germany (+49) 89 157060
    www.rotkreuzklinikum-muenchen.de/frauenklinik

  • English speaking Gynaecologist and Prenatal care

    Recommended by Kate Spindler

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     Dr Engelmann speaks English and offers maternity checkups, supervision of high-risk pregnancies, scans and ultrasounds as well as all necessary tests during pregnancy.
    Dr. med. Susanne Engelmann-Jaegers, Tal 15 80331 München (+49) 24231070 engelmann.susanne@web.de
    www.frauenaerztin-engelmann.de

  • Mothering Course

    Recommended by Kate Spindler

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    The Reflective Mothering course is a weekly meeting for English-speaking mothers of children up to 12 months of age to allow mothers to reflect on their transition to motherhood and the changes it brings.  Mothers are welcome to bring their children to these meetings, which happen weekly for ten weeks and last one hour each session. The total cost for the course is €100
    www.munichcounselling.de/mothering.html.

  • LULU & TINTIN – CLASSES AND A SUPPORT NETWORK

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    LULU & TINTIN aims to provide support and a network for both expectant and current English-speaking mothers in Munich. They offer a wide range of courses such as Prenatal, Postnatal and Parenting classes to support you through pregnancy, birth and life as a parent.
    www.lulu-tintin.com

     

  • Prenatal Swimming in Munich

    Recommended by Emma Coombs

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    Every Monday at 3pm at what has to be one of the most beautiful swimming pools in Munich, you can attend a pre-natal exercise class for the sum of 6.50 Euros. I can’t think of anything nicer than calming water exercise in such a gorgeous art deco environment. A real pregnancy treat.

    Muller’sches Volksbad, Rosenheimer Strasse 1, 81667 Munchen

  • Counselling Centre for Natural ChildBirth and Parenting

    Recommended by Emma Coombs

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    The Counselling Centre for Natural Childbirth and Parenting has provided a support network for new parents and those about to be parents for over 30 years. Here you can find countless courses such as prenatal yoga, antenatal classes, doula services, feeding support, midwifes and drop in groups. It also provides postnatal counselling.

    Häberlstr. 17 · 80337 email: buero@haeberlstrasse-17.de

  • Newborn Photography - Munich

    Recommended by Emma Coombs

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    Currently based in Munich, Tammy Nicole is the person to speak to if you are looking to capture precious family portraits. From pregnancy photography, the first official newborn shots, to your first family portraits together. Tammy produces stunning photography in her home studio or in an environment of your choice.

    contact@tammynicolephotography.com

  • English Speaking Doula in Munich

    Recommended by Rebecca Laidlaw

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    Carolyn Hecken is a birth doula serving pregnant women in hospitals, birth centers and homes in and around Munich. She helps women have a wonderful birth experience through emotional and physical support and tries to make labor and birth as comfortable and stress-free as it can possibly be. There are many health benefits to hiring a doula. In research studies doulas have been proven to decrease medical interventions and improve outcomes for birthing women. For a full interview with Carolyn please click here

    carolyn@bb-doula.com www.bb-doula.com

  • Fertility Help at Kinderwunsch Zentrum

    Recommended by Emma Coombs

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    When things don’t go according to plan when you want to start a family, it can be daunting enough. It can be even more daunting when you’re not in your own country. At Kinderwunsch Zentrum, you will find a team of expert fertility doctors in a calm and welcoming environment, with a variety of treatment options available.

    Kinderwunsch Zentrum, Lortzingstr. 26 D-81241 Munchen http://www.kinderwunsch-centrum-muenchen.de/englisch (+49) 089 244 144 0

  • Breastfeeding Support in Munich – La Leche League

    Recommended by Carrie Frais

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    If you choose to breastfeed your baby, there are undoubtedly times when you will need support or someone to just reassure you that you are doing things right. La Leche is an international non-profit organisation entirely dedicated to providing education, information, support and encouragement to those who wish to breastfeed. The group meets monthly (consult website for further information).

    Catherine.pilgram@lalechliga.de Mutterzentrum Ramersdorf, Oedkarspitzstr. 20, 81671 Munich

  • Baby Bonding Munich

    Recommended by Carrie Frais

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    Nicola provides expert advice for parents with young babies who wish to build on valuable baby bonding. If you have suffered a traumatic birth experience, have an unsettled baby, if you feel overwhelmed, or if you simply wish to build on existing bonds with your infant, Nicola can help through baby massage, basic bonding support, support for both mothers and fathers, and emotional first aid.

    Nicola Gildner Kiendl, Richard Wagner Strasse 3, 82110 Germering http://baby-bonding.de/

  • Prenatal Yoga in Munich

    Recommended by Emma Coombs

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    Is there any better way to help you relax and prepare for birth than a spot of pre-natal yoga? Yoga Bee offers courses that teach breathing exercises, help you to cope with anxieties and ultimately finding a path to inner peace. And when it’s all over, and you are holding that baby in your arms, then Yoga Bee offers Mother and Baby Yoga (plus many other kinds of yoga besides!)…

    Yoga Bee, Heimerantstr. 49, 80339 Munich email: rebecca@yogabee.de

     

  • Munich Doula Birgit Kürten

    Recommended by Emma Coombs

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    There’s a lot to be said for using the services of a doula when you’re expecting. To have that same point of expert contact and support throughout pregnancy can be reassuring, and to have that same support in labour can be empowering. Birgit Kürten has provided a Freelance Doula service throughout Munich since 2010.

    Alpspitzweg 8, 85551 Heimstetten. birgit@mydoula-muenchen.de