‘What it was like being pregnant during the pandemic in Italy’

‘What it was like being pregnant during the pandemic in Italy’

New mother Shirin Georgiani gave birth during the pandemic in Italy. Here she gives us the lowdown on the Italian healthcare system and the support networks available.

Revealed: The most (and least) popular baby names in every Italian region

Revealed: The most (and least) popular baby names in every Italian region

QUIZ: Can you guess the cost of healthcare in different countries?
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QUIZ: Can you guess the cost of healthcare in different countries?

56-year-old Italian woman has natural birth: reports

56-year-old Italian woman has natural birth: reports

Despite government efforts, Italy’s birthrate continues its sharp decline

Despite government efforts, Italy’s birthrate continues its sharp decline

Ten things you need to know about giving birth in Italy
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Ten things you need to know about giving birth in Italy

Video: Italian zoo asks public to name adorable baby hippo

Video: Italian zoo asks public to name adorable baby hippo

Italy left shame-faced by baby-making campaign

Italy left shame-faced by baby-making campaign

Why Italy’s facing a birth rate apocalypse

Why Italy’s facing a birth rate apocalypse

Vatican gives homeless mum free housing after street birth

Vatican gives homeless mum free housing after street birth

Italian gives birth to two sets of identical twins

Italian gives birth to two sets of identical twins

Why Italians aren’t having more babies

Why Italians aren’t having more babies

First Italian babies born with egg donor

First Italian babies born with egg donor

Italy’s C-section rate among Europe’s highest

Italy’s C-section rate among Europe’s highest

Italy ‘dying’ as birth rate hits historic low

Italy ‘dying’ as birth rate hits historic low

Another nun gives birth in Italy

Another nun gives birth in Italy

What did you think of the Pope’s rabbit rant?

What did you think of the Pope’s rabbit rant?

Gay couple’s son to get Italian birth certificate

Gay couple’s son to get Italian birth certificate

Woman gives birth on Milan metro platform

Woman gives birth on Milan metro platform

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Rome mum goes to bar with dead baby in bag

Fall in birth rate hits Italy’s population growth

Fall in birth rate hits Italy’s population growth

Italy’s birth rate hits record low

Italy’s birth rate hits record low

Lazio offers €800 reward for home births

Lazio offers €800 reward for home births

Salvadorean nun gives birth in Italy: reports

Salvadorean nun gives birth in Italy: reports

Italian mum sues hospital after baby swap

Italian mum sues hospital after baby swap

Foreign births on the rise in Italy: report

Foreign births on the rise in Italy: report

VIDEO: Rare baby gibbon born in Turin zoo

VIDEO: Rare baby gibbon born in Turin zoo

Syrian refugee gives birth on boat arriving in Sicily

Syrian refugee gives birth on boat arriving in Sicily

Italy has the lowest birth rate in the EU: report

Italy has the lowest birth rate in the EU: report