Archive for the ‘Pregnancy & Birth’ Category

Giving birth at all (never mind abroad) is an all-consuming experience, so it’s easy to forget the details, such as filling out the proper paperwork. Many countries require documentation proving you’ve had a child abroad, allowing (among other things) for the child to be considered a citizen of your country of origin. In the US […]

Thinking of having your baby in Saudi Arabia? You may reconsider after reading expat horror stories of the Kingdom’s maternity care. Procedures in many Saudi maternity wards seem more appropriate to dungeons than modern hospitals, according to’s Abu Mohamed. His piece, titled “Saudi Maternity: Good Business, Bad Medicine?” draws on the experiences of expats […]

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