Becoming a first time mother abroad

Here I talk about becoming a first time mother abroad, with a lady who has plenty of stories about being an expat mother!

Becoming an expat is a challenge in itself. Add to that relocating with kids and you take it to a different level. But what about a situation, when you are about to become a mother for the first time and it happens to be abroad, far away from your family and friends? It can definetely be just a little scary, if I may put it mildly.

Of course, Skype and Viber are at your service to call for advice, but online babysitting is not exactly the same thing as a real life grandma by your side. Our older daughter was born in Germany, where it was just the two of us – very determined, but very unexperienced first time parents. I still remember the relief provided by those short family visits. The farther away you live from them, the trickier it becomes.

Here, I talked to Elizabeth, the first…

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