The Costa del Sol has international residents from all over the world – attracted by the region’s enviable climate and healthy lifestyle – which has in turn attracted excellent English-speaking doctors and several private clinics in Marbella specialising in fertility and maternity services.
There are numerous alternative therapists based in the region offering complementary therapies and birth services including pregnancy reflexology and massage, pregnancy yoga and workshops with specialists in techniques such as hypnobirthing.
Marbella and the surrounding areas are home to a diverse international community of pregnant expat mums and new parents, with playgroups, meet-ups and locally-based pregnancy services dedicated to parenting in the Costa del Sol.
Costa de la Luz
Expectant mothers pregnant in Cadiz and the surrounding area have access to a wealth of maternity facilities and birth services in Costa de la Luz.
There are two large university hospitals in Cadiz, and general hospitals in Huelva, Ayamonte and Tarifa, among other maternity clinics and general practitioners based throughout the region.
Pregnancy services in Costa de la Luz include experienced multilingual private midwives, offering support through pregnancy then available to attend births at home and hospital births. There is also an excellent gynaecology clinic around an hour’s drive inland, in Seville, specialising in personalised women’s healthcare before and during pregnancy, and a variety of fertility treatments.
There are several fantastic wellbeing centres and independent businesses offering maternity services in Cadiz. These friendly spaces host talks and workshops for pregnant expat mums, from preparing for childbirth to pregnancy yoga and mindfulness, and great activities for new mums with their babies.
There are several boutiques in Cadiz, Huelva, Tarifa and the surrounding towns selling maternity clothes, nursery furniture, natural cosmetics and baby products. Parents in Costa de la Luz also have access to numerous alternative therapists in the area, including nutritionists, pregnancy massage, acupuncture and more.
Here is a useful list of tips and recommended maternity services and clinics for pregnant women and new mums in Malaga, Marbella, the Costa del Sol and Costa de la Luz. If you would like us to feature your business below, do please get in touch via email email@example.com
If you need some background info before contracting maternity services in Costa del SOl, check out this blogpost from Expatica about having a baby in Spain (including procedures for tourists, Spanish maternity leave and Spanish health insurance).