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Costa Blanca & Valencia

Pregnancy & Birth in Benidorm

  • English Midwife

    Recommended by Georgina Bambrook

    Dawn Blyth S.R.N R.M  is a resistered nurse and midwife working form The English Medical Centre in Albir she offers pre/post natel care and runs a free drop in baby clinic.
    (+34) 966868013 engmedopt@orange.es

  • Pregnancy and IVF Treatment in Benidorm

    Recommended by Rebecca Laidlaw

    Hospital Clinica Benidorm is a private hospital in Benidorm which offers prenatal check ups for women, pregnancy monitoring, natural childbirth as well as childbirth under epidural anaesthesia. They are also specialist in fertility treatments such as the study of infertile couples, medical and surgical treatment of womens infertility, artificial insemination, ovulation induction and preparation for assisted reproduction techniques.
    Avda. Alfonso Puchades, 8 03501 Benidorm (+34) 965853850 www.clinicabenidorm.com

    Comments:
    "This department is headed up by a Dr. Alfonso Sainz, who has 29 years of experience in the United States, certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Associate Professor of the University of Florida School of Medicine, and former Head of the Gynaecology and Obstetrics Unit of the Orlando Regional Medical Centre, Florida, USA."

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  • English Speaking Gynaecologist (Calpe)

    Recommended by Rebecca Laidlaw

    Dr. van Harmelen is an English speaking gynaecologist who focuses on obstetrics and womens health. He is at the Clinicia Alegria in Altea every other Monday of the month.
    Clinica La Alegría, Preventief Medisch Centrum, Avenida de Valencia 17, Calpe (+34) 965831336

    Comments:
    "Dr. van Harmelen works for the Hospital Acuario, which is the only hospital in Spain which offers natural births."

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  • Swiss International Women´s Clinic (Altea)

    Recommended by Rebecca Laidlaw

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    Located 10kms outside of Benidorm, the Swiss International Women´s Clinic offers services to women in the areas of gynaecology and obstetrics. They offer all the routine pregnancy check ups and scans to expectant mums as well as prepare women for giving birth. The surgery is open from 9am until 2pm Monday to Friday with a 24 hour emergency helpline.
    Ctra. Nacional 332. km 159,8 . Cap Negret 61 . La Olla . 03590 Altea (Alicante) (+34) 966882449 www.clinicamujer.es

    Comments:
    "They offer consultations in Spanish, English, German, French, Portuguese and Italian."

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  • Maternity Unit and Fertility Department at Hospital de Levante

    Recommended by Rebecca Laidlaw

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    Located in the "Rincon de Loix" area of Benidorm, the Hospital de Levante is a new private hospital with English speaking members of staff. This new building offers state of the art medical and surgical equipment distributed over an area of 18,000 sq/m and eight floors. There is a specialist fertility department at the hospital as well as facilities for childbirth including a delivery room and 2 labour rooms.
    Cl Ramón y Cajal, 7 03503 Benidorm (Alicante) Spain (+34) 966878787 info@hospitaldelevante.com www.hospitaldelevante.com

    Comments:
    "There are many specialist departments as well as a large Accident and Emergency facility which offers a 24 hour service."

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  • Natural Birthing Centre in Alicante Province

    Recommended by Rebecca Laidlaw

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    Located 90kms from Alicante in the village of Beniarbeig, the Hospital Acuario offer facilities which are unique in Spain including two birthing rooms with special beds, baths and monitoring equipment and a third in a self-contained facility with its own bedroom and kitchen. The common aim for Acuario professionals is to offer a high quality service based on a humanistic approach to medicine and their maternity unitl in Beniarbeig (Alicante) is the only place in Spain where you are offered a natural birth.
    Avda. Vergel, 11 - 03778 - Beniarbeig (+34) 96647 260 acuario@acuario.org www.acuario.org

    Comments:
    "This centre comes highly recommended in Spain and offers women the chance to have a natural birth (this is not usual here). If any problems were to arise there is specialist medical and technical equipment on hand. The centre offers antenatal classes even for people who do not pan on giving birth there."

     

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