birth

If you are starting a family in Amsterdam, there are many must-knows and nice-to-knows about the Dutch healthcare system for women, from finding a midwife to how to register your newborn baby. For example, did you know home births are very common in the Netherlands? As an Amsterdam mother-to-be, you are free to choose how and where you give birth.

Birth

Once you've decided where and how you wish to give birth, your next priority will be delivery in comfort. We give you the final steps in childbirth, c...

Pregnancy

As a mother to be, you are free to choose how and where you give birth. Read on for home and hospital births and how to find a midwife.

Adoption in the Netherlands

Adoption is a lengthy and challenging process, but one that yields a great reward – a family. For many people the choice to adopt comes from the diffi...