Florence & Tuscany

CBM is a centre for the health and wellbeing of mothers, children, families and women of all ages. It offers space for meeting, sharing, education and growth. They give guidance on the path of parenthood, using the imprint of Salutogenesis. They offer concrete options for making choices that respond as...

The Meyer Pediatric Hospital, opened in 1884, was one of Europe’s first ever hospitals specializing in the treatment of children. Commendatore Giovanni Meyer built the children’s hospital, which he dedicated to his late wife Anna Meyer and then donated to the people of the city. Meyer hospital, affectionately known by locals...

Dr. Barbara Brodbeck graduated with a degree in Medicine and Surgery in 1989 and specialized with honors in Gynocology and Obstetrics in 1993 both at the Universita' Degli Studi di Firenze. Office hours: Monday afternoons, Wednesday and Friday mornings and some Saturday appointments. She is also available for emergency calls. She...

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. ...