Florence & Tuscany

A beautiful yoga studio conveniently located in the heart of Florence, with an expansive schedule, provides opportunities for all to experience the physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits of yoga. Radici Yoga offer prenatal yoga - a gentle class in which you will be able to physically, emotionally and mentally prepare yourself for childbirth. The...

Ponte a Niccheri obstetrics department is smaller than either Torregalli or Careggi, and is known for promoting natural childbirth with surgical or medical intervention only when the health of the mother or child is at risk. Many ex-pat mums favour this hospital because it is smaller in size. There are...

The old Hospital San Giovanni di Dio is now more often referred to as Torregalli Hospital. Located in Scandicci, it has large rooms in the maternity section and since the end of 2011 babies stay in the room with their mothers instead of going to the nursery at night. ...

The Careggi University Hospital is the largest hospital  in Florence, located in the north of the city. Careggi is well known for its Margherita Birth Center, which is just like a modern American birthing clinic. The Margherita program focuses on natural childbirth, complete with birthing toys, water baths, soft music and a...

The University Hospital is the largest hospital  in Florence, located in the north of the city. In recent years the hospital complex has expanded, incorporating in 2008, the Meyer Children's Hospital. In June 2011, the Careggi Hospital also established a Center for Integrative Medicine, aimed at care, research, teaching and supervision in...