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Maternity Services Hamburg

There are a variety of pregnancy services in Hamburg, from specialists in fertility and conception to doulas, midwives and healthcare professionals, ensuring that expat mums-to-be feel supported when having a baby in Germany. 


Mums-to-be have excellent access to different maternity services in Hamburg, including English-speaking midwives, doulas, and alternative therapists offering a more holistic approach to pregnancy and birth. 


Pre and post-natal courses run by English-speaking midwives are available, empowering pregnant expat mums in Hamburg to enjoy the experience of pregnancy, and approach birth with confidence.


There is an active community of expat parents living in the city, with several different meet-up groups and mother and baby groups for international families to connect when having a baby in Hamburg.


Hamburg has a growing number of stylish child-friendly spaces cafes (known as Kindercaffes) throughout the city centre, with kids corners and organised activities to occupy little ones while parents enjoy coffee and homemade food. Many cafes also host great events, creative workshops and weekly classes such as pregnancy or mother and baby yoga.


From before, during and beyond pregnancy into motherhood, this is the directory of maternity and birth services in Hamburg, as recommended by our community of local parents. If you have a recommendation for this section please get in touch via email


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The Virtual Midwife

The Virtual Midwife

Karen Wilmot is a midwife on a mission to to address the Internet as part of the larger health communication system, and restore normality to childbirth through effective education. She launched The Virtual Midwife in 2014 as an online service ...
Simona Pickhardt – Doula

Simona Pickhardt – Doula

Simona is Romanian and has been living in Hamburg since 2009. She speaks Romanian, English and German. She is a certified Hypnobabies® Childbirth Hypnosis Instructor and a Birth Doula working in and around Hamburg. She is also studying naturopathic ...
Positive Birth Movement Hamburg (English)

Positive Birth Movement Hamburg (English)

A non profit group who get together once a month to make friends and support each other throughout pregnancy and birth in Hamburg. They focus on the positive aspects of birthing whether it be Natural birth choices or medical choices. They support ...
Geburtshaus Hamburg

Geburtshaus Hamburg

Geburtshaus Hamburg is a natural birth centre which offers a variety of prenatal courses as well as child birth facilities. The facility is run by midwives. Here, women are cared for professionally and individually during pregnancy, childbirth and ...
Carolyn Hecken – Doula

Carolyn Hecken – Doula

Carolyn Hecken is a birth doula serving pregnant women in hospitals, birth centers and homes in and around Hamburg. She helps women have a wonderful birth experience through emotional and physical support and tries to make labor and birth as ...

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