Prenatal classes starting September 2013

September 18, 2023

Last month of pregnancy: what to expect, common symptoms and feelings, comfort techniques in the final month, getting ready physically and emotionally for labor and birth and the postpartum period, preparing for the arrival of the baby, common tests and procedures and what they reveal about your baby and your body, what is an NST, […]

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Budapest with Kids - Parks (part 1) Margitsziget

March 16, 2023

Budapest is a great city with kids. I love the fact that most people will give you a smile, give up their seats on the tram and help you with the buggy on the stairs. Now that spring is finally here, it’s time to head outdoors again and the city has so much to offer. […]

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His & Hers: Happy Home Birth Part 2

March 7, 2023

Budapest Birth Stories In part one, new Mommy shared her version of the home birth. This time around, Daddy shares his point of view. Again, due to the current political situation and legality issues concerning home birth in Hungary, our contributors opted to stay anonymous. Part 2 - His The day of February 1, 2023 […]

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Mommy, Baby & Toddler Group

February 29, 2023

For the benefit of new moms recently joining Budapest Moms, we thought it was a good idea to clarify the schedule and location for the Mommy-baby/ toddler group as we heard that some new moms turned up at our old location. We still meet every Wednesday from 10am – 1pm in our new location, Kacifánt […]

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Hungarian Midwife Ágnes Geréb Receives 2 Years in Prison

February 10, 2023

The Budapest Court of Appeals announced its sentence for Dr. Ágnes Geréb, an obstetrician and home birth midwife. The court of appeals not only upheld the lower court’s decision, but added to the severity of the sentence. Dr. Geréb is to serve two years in prison, not eligible for parole. The court also banned Dr. […]

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Home Birth in Hungary Update 2012

February 4, 2023

Home birth in Hungary is legal. Only, you can’t have one. Yet.* Women in Hungary have the right to choose their place of birth. Since 2011, we even have brand spanking new regulations that are supposed to govern the work of those attending home births, and lay out the rules for who can receive a […]

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Mommy-baby group schedule!

September 5, 2023

Wednesdays from 10 to 12 we will go back to VI. Andrássy 98. Bojtorján room, STARTING OCTOBER 5TH! Until then, we will continue to meet outdoors at Szent István Park playground in the 13th district. Look for us on the grassy area behind the playground. Fridays from 4 pm to 6 pm, we will have […]

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A Tale of Two Home Births

October 27, 2023

By Amy Romano I have two kids, and they were both born at home.  My births were almost carbon copies of each other.  My daughter and son were both born at 39 weeks and 4 days, labor started with water breaking, contractions followed about 30 minutes later, and then labor progressed very quickly.  I had […]

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Midwifery Care - Hungarians deserve it too!

October 26, 2023

by Kiersten Figurski The author of this article, Kiersten Figurski is a practicing midwife in New Mexico. “Planned home birth for low risk women in North America using certified professional midwives was associated with lower rates of medical intervention but similar intrapartum and neonatal mortality to that of low risk hospital births in the United […]

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