Baby in Berlin
Baby in Berlin
May 16, 2023
Navigating Female and Pregnancy Health in Germany: Insights from a Gynecologist, with Dr Christine Krämer, OBGYN in Stuttgart
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Join us for an insightful episode of our podcast as we dive into the world of parenting in Germany with Dr Christine Krämer, a renowned gynecologist in Stuttgart and co-founder of Gravidamiga ( a start-up offering pregnancy and post-partum courses. Designed specifically for expat parents, this episode offers a wealth of knowledge and practical advice to navigate the unique challenges and healthcare system in Germany.

Our guest, Dr Christine Krämer, a seasoned gynecologist, shares invaluable insights on a wide range of topics, including prenatal care, birthing options, postpartum support, and newborn care. Discover the differences in the German approach to pregnancy and childbirth, and gain a deeper understanding of the available resources and services tailored to expat parents.

Tune in to our podcast and let's unravel the mysteries and challenges of pregnancy in Germany, together!

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2:30 the different types of OBGYN in Germany

5:50 the role of an OBGYN at birth in Germany

6:30 female health and regular gynecologic check-ups in Germany

8:30 pregnancy confirmation, defining the due date and the Mutterpass

12:25 regular pregnancy check-ups in Germany

16:00 how does the pregnancy care with the gynecologist work if you also have a midwife

20:00 your birth place options in Germany (including hospital, birthing centers, home births, outpatient birth)

27:30 post-partum care with the gynecologist (including getting a milk-pump from your OBGYN, the post-partum recovery course Rückbildung)

31:00 all courses offered by Dr Christine Krämer and her business partner Kira Neumann at Gravidamiga

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