All over Germany the midwifery shortage is palpable. The insurance companies and the politicians are not only ignoring the fact but they try and assure you that in their knowledge there are enough midwives out there.Read More
Talking about vaginal and perineal tearing is never easy I find myself thinking as I am typing. No matter where this delicate topic is mentioned the facial expression is nearly always the same. About breastfeeding we can gather lots of information, about vaginal and perineal tearing it gets harder in my opinion. Sitting down and…Read More
Are the parents different the second time around ( or of course the third, fourth… time ) or is the baby different too? Children are different. I knew that children were meant to be different. I have a sibling, we are different. I have enough family, all children are different. All the babies I met…Read More
Die Abschlussuntersuchung or the final examination,which is documented in your Mutterpass is my final blog post in this series of posts too.Read More
Ultrasounds during pregnancy are documented in your Mutterpass.Let me explain you how.Read More
All findings of your antenatal examinations are noted here.
We can call this prenatal findings or Gravidogramm
In my 3rd blog post about the insides of your Mutterpass we get to page 5 or your medical history as you can call it too.Read More
Following tests are taken during your pregnancyRead More
As my first Mutterpass blog post explains the basics of the german Mutterpass, this post will focus on page 2 and 3 and we are going to get straight into it.Read More
If you faint in the S- Bahn, have a car accident, your pregnancy status is visible in the Mutterpass.Read More
Do you mind sharing your funniest/ happiest story of your working life with us?
A birth by phone.