Resources for fertility, pregnancy and postpartum
Whether you’re trying to conceive, already pregnant or looking for ways to bond with your baby. Here’s a list of Barcelona’s local experts who may be able to help. I created and collected these local resources with the help of local moms and their experiences. Please take the time to go through their own websites to determine whether their service is suitable for you.
Acupuncture / Moxibustion
Breastfeeding / Lactation Consultants
Alba Lactancia Materna is an association that develops information and support services, conducted by lactation consultants, and aimed at mothers who wish to breastfeed their children successfully. Alba offers personal, telephone and email assistance to those who need urgent attention, want to contact the association and can’t move from home.
Tel: 690 144 500 Unified phone for inquiries / Tel: 646 828 983 For breastfeeding with multiple
La Leche League ES Support groups – Find your local group
Elvira Lopez is an Australian-Spanish breastfeeding consultant. She offers individual support as well as drop-in clinics (2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month from 11am-2pm at Mujer Shop, Calle Carders, 28. Tel.: 626 122 047- call first to make sure!). She can be reached on her mobile at 626 122 047.
Babies and Sleep
Baby Wearing Help
Craniosacral Therapy is excellent during pregnancy, the birthing time and following birth. It is also extremely helpful for infants, especially if they experience colic or have difficulty with breastfeeding. An article with more info is at: http://www.maiahealingarts.com/craniosacral-midwifery.
Matthieu Meunier at Osteo Life: +34 626 945 259 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Fundador de BCN Osteopatía y co-fundador de BarcelonaTerapia
Osteópata D.O. T.O graduado del Institut Toulousain d’Osteopathie (FRANCIA)
Osteopatía estructural, craneal, visceral y facial.
Posturología y pediatría
Bebés, niños, adultos, deportistas, mujeres embarazadas, personas mayores
Castellano, Francés e Inglés
To find more Doulas in Barcelona area:
Erika Villanueva is a birth doula. Her passion is in supporting and empowering women in birth, whether at home with a midwife or in a hospital to ensure women get the birth they wish for with respect. She speaks Spanish, English, Catalan and French. She has experience in supporting women from abroad to navigate the maternity system in Barcelona. Contact Erika: 649868939 / email@example.com
Family Fit with Louise: Join us for a fun outdoor fitness class every Wednesday at 5:15pm. Contact Louise on Whatsapp: +34 617 8698 32 – *all age children are welcome
Herbolari Gran Vida: firstname.lastname@example.org / Tel: 935 32 17 36 / Open Monday – Saturday 10-2pm & 5pm-8pm
The Nottingham Herbalist with Katherine Bellchambers: Katherine specialises in women’s health. From fertility, pcos, menopause to pregnancy. She also offers international services through Skype and postage of remedies.
Salut Natural Herbodietètica: Carme Agramunt is a Barcelona base Naturopath and Homeopath. email@example.com / 93 231 49 15
Shirli Holtzman has been a doula for over 10 years. She specialises in HypnoBirthing, Infant massage and family constellation. 699710033 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Nuria Maya offers a variety of woman centred service including pregnancy massage.
Virginie Bodart offers Thai Pregnancy & Postnatal Massage around Barcelona, Tel: 681 60 84 31
English Speaking OB/Gyns
Dr. Leila Onbargi
Tel. 93 393 3161
Pro-natural Birth Gynecologists / Obstetricians
Dr. Guillem Hernández
Gynecologist/obstetrican with experience in natural births and natural twin births.
Rbla. Catalunya 85 1o 1a (also has practice in Sant Joan Despi)
Tel. 93 487 9448
Dra. Carme Guasch
Dra. Guasch attends birth at the Hospital de Barcelona and at the Clinica Corachan
Comte Borrell 209, ent A
Tel. 93 439 5889
Dra. Arianna Bonato
Dra. Bonato attends births with the Marenostrum family health centre and also at tHe Hospital de Barcelona
Fontanella, 16 pral
Tel. 93 302 2915
Parenting Information and Support
BCN HUNGRY MAMAS is a Healthy, Friday lunch club for mums on the run! Come join us in our Poblenou loft for a homemade 4 course healthy lunch, with a Tupperware of food to take away (for only 15€)! Eat, share and talk with other Mamas here in Barcelona.
Lunch is Friday 13h-15h, Whatsapp (+34 633369447) to book
Positive Birth Group run by Liana. Liana is a doula, childbirth educator, placenta remedy specialist and hypnobirthing teacher. Contact Liana: 645 664 687 / email@example.com
Psychology and psychotherapy
Jennifer Rey at Barcelona Terapia: Máster en psicología clínica y psicopatología. Exámenes psicológicos y psicoterapias (Burdeos, FRANCIA), Título de psicoterapeuta (Burdeos, FRANCIA), Colegiada : 22458 y ADELI : 319316659. Experiencia profesional en cabinetes privados y en el sector público. Castellano y Francés
Postpartum Doula Support
Postpartum doulas help couples transition to their new roles as parents. They can help with setting up the home environment, teaching moms about baby care and breastfeeding, and are there to totally support moms and their needs so that moms can take care of themselves and their babies.
Search for the Doulas in your area at Doula UK
Liana Doula offers very comprehensive postnatal support: find out more here.
New mum support group Barcelona
Postpartum Depression Support group: Founded by a group of mums in 2012. They also have a Facebook group.
Netmums New Mums Club in various locations
Sparklers – A warm, friendly, welcoming and supportive place for babies and toddlers and their parents or carers
PASIC – Parents’ Association for Seriously Ill Children, Nottingham
Alba del Cid tel: 667-875-076/ 93 007 09 87 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Alessa at Zulunayoga Prenatal, postnatal or yoga with your baby, Alessa has a Yoga class for you at Zulunayoga. Alessa teaches group sessions as well as private classes, she also offers a variety of treatments such as massage to pregnant woman before and after childbirth. Alessa’s passion is to recover ancestral wisdom & cultivate the power of intuition & the trust in each woman respecting the diversity and uniqueness of each pregnancy. email@example.com / whatsapp: +34697637308
Female Yoga with Tanya von Varchmin: This soft but effective yoga practice is perfect for beginners, pregnant ladies or for someone who’s recently given birth.
English / Russian classes – private classes on request – WhatsApp: +34 695 505 118
Pregnancy & Mum & Baby Yoga at Yoganet with Renata: Personally tried and tested and I love these classes. Renata is such a happy and compassionate soul. She really knows how to uplift and encourage people. Highly recommend her classes. Sardenya 202, Tel: 935 414 913, firstname.lastname@example.org