Navigating Female and Pregnancy Health in Germany: Insights from a Gynecologist, with Dr Christine Krämer, OBGYN in Stuttgart
Join us for an insightful episode of our podcast as we dive into the world of parenting in Germany with Dr Christine Krämer, a renowned gynecologist in Stuttgart and co-founder of Gravidamiga a start-up offering pregnancy and post-partum courses. Designed specifically for expat parents, this episode offers a wealth of knowledge and practical advice to navigate the unique challenges and healthcare system in Germany.
Our guest, Dr Christine Krämer, a seasoned gynecologist, shares invaluable insights on a wide range of topics, including prenatal care, birthing options, postpartum support, and newborn care. Discover the differences in the German approach to pregnancy and childbirth, and gain a deeper understanding of the available resources and services tailored to expat parents.
Tune in to our podcast and let’s unravel the mysteries and challenges of pregnancy in Germany, together!
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2:30 what are the different types of OBGYN in Germany
5:50 what is the role of an OBGYN at birth in Germany
6:30 a quick review of female health and regular gynecologic check-ups in Germany
8:30 how do you confirm your pregnancy and define the due date in Germany, what is the Mutterpass
12:25 what are the regular pregnancy check-ups in Germany
16:00 how does the pregnancy care with the gynecologist work if you also have a midwife
20:00 your birth place options in Germany (including hospital, birthing centers, home births, outpatient birth)
27:30 post-partum care with the gynecologist (including getting a milk-pump from your OBGYN, the post-partum recovery course Rückbildung)
31:00 all courses offered by Dr Christine Krämer and her business partner Kira Neumann at Gravidamiga
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