Your pregnancy in France

Le « suivi de grossesse » means :

  • Monthly check ups may be done by a midwife if your pregnancy present no risk factor (covered by social security).

The last check ups (7th, 8th, 9th month) have to take place at the hospital where you are registered to give birth*.

  • « Entretien prénatal » : For any question, regarding the system or your pregnancy, this is covered 100% by social security.
  • « Préparation à la naissance » : For any question about the symptoms to expect, the birth, the stay at the hospital, breastfeeding …
  • Visit(s) at your house after the birth are covered by social security (and your mutuelle)
  • Midwives in France may also do gynecology consultations : smear test, family planning : pill, IUD…
English speaking midwife : Nathalie Bil

*Going to the hospital for the birth is impossible due to various  regulations issues.