My son was recently born in the Döbling Private Hospital Vienna, so it is a good opportunity to make an update on my experience there and tell you if things changed compared to more than 2 years ago when my daughter was born. Continue reading My delivery experience – Second time giving birth in Döbling Privatklinik Vienna
Hello again! It’s been 2 years since my last post. Although I have enjoyed writing and interacting with you, I reached a point when I got really busy with my daughter and I decided to use the little spare time I had to get back in shape by exercising and eating clean. When my daughter turned 1, I went back to work full-time and it was already very challenging trying to juggle work and family, while also moving to a new apartment, changing jobs or going through the difficult transition period when my daughter started going to kindergarten. Busy 2 years and it is about to get even crazier when our second baby comes. Continue reading Thoughts while waiting for my second baby
As I had no idea what a hospital bag should include, I searched online and found a lot of ideas of things that might be useful, but the truth is that I only needed very few things.
It is your personal choice: you could bring a lot of stuff, or you may only bring essentials, as the father could go back home and bring other things at any time after the delivery. Continue reading My hospital bag for baby delivery
In a previous post I talked about choosing the right hospital for giving birth, and now I will go more into detail about the facilities of Döbling Private Hospital Vienna, speaking from my own experience. This might be useful for you if you live in Austria and do your initial hospital research, or if you would like to give birth in Döbling. Continue reading My delivery experience in Döbling Private Hospital Vienna
Do your research – online & offline
My husband and I had been living in Vienna for a little more than a year when we found out that I was pregnant. As we did not know anybody who had given birth here, we started to search online for a list of hospitals and reviews and we also asked work colleagues for advice.
The idea is to get as much information as possible about doctors, facilities, prices, because later on in the pregnancy you will have other things to think about so it is better to clarify this topic from the beginning. Continue reading Choosing the right hospital for giving birth