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Sicily

Pregnancy & birth

  • Spazio Zoema, Palermo

    Recommended by Sue Mines

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    Arranges prenatal and post delivery yoga courses upon appointment. As well as yoga courses for toddlers and children which include artistic yoga, hip hop, outdoor excursions and party entertainment. Baby massages are available upon request. The director of the yoga school is Manuela Zoe Colli.
    Piazza Marina, Via Bottai, 17, Palermo
    Tel 340 3401584 email stuzzicaveneti@virgilio.it
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  • Prenatal Yoga & Prenatal Courses, Siracusa

    Recommended by Sue Mines

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    The Centro Benessere Magatama twice a week conducts prenatal yoga lessons for expectant mothers. In addition they offer courses for labour and delivery for both parents, post-natal yoga lessons, yoga for children and children with special needs. They have instructors that speak English and Spanish.
    via Piave, 29 96100 Siracusa
    tel 0931 1362176 email centroadbn@gmail.com or info@magatama.it

    The also hold lessons in two other locations throughout the city:
    Buccheri Centro in Via Otello, 3 96010 tel. 3394535046
    Solarino Centro in Via Rosolino Pilo, 40 tel. 3687730579 
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  • Doula Sicilia, Siracusa

    Recommended by Sue Mines

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    The job of a doula is unique because its services are based on each individual woman’s needs. This  particular doula will hold individual or group prenatal courses, assist throughout the whole pregnancy, labor and after the birth, will give advice and assistance for breastfeeding and information on babywearing. Doula Sicilia is located in Siracusa however will travel throughout the Siracusa, Ragusa and Catania  provinces. She feels that every woman deserves the supporting hand of a doula and is willing to help in  any way possible those in other provinces so do not hesitate to contact her.
    Micòl Del Castillo tel. +39 333 3187086 or email at igea08@gmail.com
    www.doulasicilia.com