As an International parent with two kids who lives in Barcelona, I understand how overwhelming it sometimes can feel navigating Motherhood in a city away from home. I had arrived in Barcelona for only a few months when I became pregnant with my second and here’s a list of links and resources that I wish I had known about at the point to help navigate the new journey of being a English speaking Mum here.
La Shanti Vida Wonderful calming yoga studio right in the heart of BCN where I teach Pregnancy and Post Natal Yoga.
Barcelona Doula Erika A lovely English, Spanish and Catalan speaking Doula who makes me feel supported and loved whenever I see her!
Birth Barcelona A team of English speaking, UK trained midwives who offer antenatal care, home and hospital birth support and post natal care and breastfeeding support.
BCN Hungry Mamas, run by Charmaine, hosts events and deliver healthy food to your door. Perfect way to nourish you when you’ve had a baby and also connect with a tribe of liked minded parents.
BodyFit BCN - run by Michelle a personal trainer who holds Mum and Baby fitness sessions that focus on the pelvic floor. and post natal recovery.
Oh Mother Barcelona - Lucie hosts podcasts talking about some key issues that effect international Mums in Barcelona- school applications, sleep, births- with a lot of laughter along the way.. Also runs the Mama Night Off Events, 24hrs away in a hotel to sleep and hang out with other ladies - lush!
Barcelona Babies - the most active Facebook group for English speaking parents in BCN. Lots of events and questions asked here which are answered by an interactive and supportive group of parents.
Mammaproof - the original and one of the best sources of information in Barcelona for things for families to do, activities, shops and places to go. Sign up for the weekly newsletter. All in Spanish/ Catalan.
The Nanny Line great babysitting service for international parents run by Josi. Always used them for last minute baby sitting requests for my kids and they were great!
Barcelona Well Woman Centre - a holistic centre full of different types of therapists, nutritionists and wellness events/ classes. I used to teach Pregnancy/ Post Natal yoga here.
Barcelona Physio My good friend Lucy Hackney who is a wonderful and experienced UK trained Physio therapist also works out of here.
Uby Munoz - a lovely warm and talented acupuncturist who runs Barcelona Well Woman Centre and offers fantastic and treatments. Lots of people I know rave about her! Read more about acupuncture in pregnancy here.
Keystone Specific Sophie who runs Keystone is a Upper Cervical Chiropractor who full of boundless energy and who loves supporting women.
Sparkle Shine Radiate Niki is such a warm and loving lady and a holistic therapist who uses massage, reflexology, Reiki, EFT, chakra balancing. She also runs the most amazing retreats for Teen Girls.
Fertility Coach Jolinda Johnson Heart centred Fertility Coaching from Jolinda.
Leslie Saglio A good friend and an international coach and yoga teacher, who as a Mum of two has a special focus on guiding women.
Mindful Workshop Kasia a mindfulness coach who runs lots of great events and sessions within Barcelona to help you lead a more mindful life.