Maternity Services Lyon


There are a plethora of fantastic maternity services in Lyon (called services de maternité), providing support for pregnant expat mums and new parents when having a baby in Lyon.


Healthcare and Maternity Services in Lyon

Lyon is home to various highly regarded public and private hospitals offering a wide range of pregnancy services or service de maternité, with good paediatric and obstetrics departments. Several maternity services and clinics in Lyon city centre have English-speaking doctors or access to translation services, ideal for foreign residents.


Doulas and Professional Maternity Nurses in Lyon

Among the many services de maternités available in the city, there is a growing demand for qualified maternity nurses and doulas in Lyon, offering parents personalised pre and postnatal support at home with all aspects of adjusting to life with a tiny baby. There are also numerous alternative therapists in Lyon, working in a range of fields to support women. There is extensive support available when preparing for pregnancy (la grossesse) to birth (l’accouchement) and motherhood (la maternité) in Lyon.


This is the directory of recommended services de maternité or maternity services in Lyon and resources for pregnant women and new mums. If you have a recommendation for this section please get in touch via email


To read more about the French healthcare system, visit the relocation guide for expat families moving to France.