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.
If you faint in the S- Bahn, have a car accident, your pregnancy status is visible in the Mutterpass.
Do you mind sharing your funniest/ happiest story of your working life with us?
A birth by phone.
THE biggest life saver ever.
By coincidence I came across this product when a lady I was looking after used them.
They say it is normal in a case of a breastfeeding woman postpartum, but I remember 3 years ago it freaked me out so much, I cried more than once.
Umbilical cord care is no rocket science, but how should you know how to clean an umbilical cord.
For an example, will one insurance cover the partners costs at a birth preparation class others do cover a pregnancy yoga class.
In some countries sitting down and writing a birth plan is as normal as we all find online shopping.
In Germany it is less common.
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.
Almost all women I have met who wanted to breastfeed shared the fear of not producing enough milk. This is thankfully more of a myth than reality,