Expat Mom Birth Stories: Elsa Rich

Elsa Rich, a French expatriate, married her American husband 9 years ago. When she was pregnant with her third child, she thought all would go easy like with her first two children. That could not be any further from the truth.

Obstetrician Doctors Here and Weight Gain

So why is it that the Obstetrician doctors here have big issues with weight gain during pregnancy for expat moms?  I am not talking weight gain above the standards of other countries. Here you can find an example of what doctors follow in the US for standards of weight gain during pregnancy. click here  In … Continue reading Obstetrician Doctors Here and Weight Gain

Florence Birth Story 5: Kate and Livia at Ponte a Niccheri

This on-going interview series shares the experiences of expat moms who have given birth in Florence. The aim is not only to tell their stories but also to provide pregnant foreign moms with an informational resource on the different birthing options in Florence and what to expect, from natural home birth to fully medicalized hospital birth and … Continue reading Florence Birth Story 5: Kate and Livia at Ponte a Niccheri

Florence Birth Story #4: Jonnel, Niccolo’ and Gabriel

This on-going interview series shares the experiences of expat moms who have given birth in Florence. The aim is not only to tell their stories but also to provide pregnant foreign moms with an informational resource on the different birthing options in Florence and what to expect, from natural home birth to fully medicalized hospital birth and … Continue reading Florence Birth Story #4: Jonnel, Niccolo’ and Gabriel

Florence Birth Story #3: At home Delivery

This is part of an on-going interview series that shares the experiences of expat moms who have given birth in Florence. The aim is not only to tell their stories but also to provide pregnant foreign moms with an informational resource on the different birthing options in Florence and what to expect, from natural home birth to … Continue reading Florence Birth Story #3: At home Delivery

Florence Birth Story #2: Lisa and Matteo at Torre Galli Hospital

This is part of an on-going interview series that shares the experiences of expat moms who have given birth in Florence. The aim is not only to tell their stories but also to provide pregnant foreign moms with an informational resource on the different birthing options in Florence and what to expect, from natural home birth to … Continue reading Florence Birth Story #2: Lisa and Matteo at Torre Galli Hospital

Florence Birth Story #1: Kim and Ariel at the Centro Margherita

This is part of an on-going interview series that shares the experiences of expat moms who have given birth in Florence. The aim is not only to tell their stories but also to provide pregnant foreign moms with an informational resource on the different birthing options in Florence and what to expect, from natural home birth to … Continue reading Florence Birth Story #1: Kim and Ariel at the Centro Margherita