October 22, 2018

Finding the right personal trainer can be like finding the right partner – you might have to try a few to find the one you want to stay with. Because like your partner, your personal trainer will see your at your absolute worst – no make up, sweating, yelling, perhaps...

August 23, 2018

Have you been thinking about trying acupuncture for relaxation or as an alternative treatment for a persistent health problem? Lana Huf-Germain shares some personal experience about seeing an acupuncturist and a list of acupuncturists recommended by other Amsterdam Mam...

August 22, 2018

Vegan is definitely going mainstream! Whether it’s an occasional meal or a way of living, finding delicious vegan meals is getting easier – two more hotspots have probably opened while this article was going to press! Here’s a guide to some of Amsterdam Mamas' favorite...

August 20, 2018

Oh, the gym! Love it or hate it, at some point in our post-childbirth lives many of us find ourselves heading to the gym. But what if you’re a new parent? Or have children too young for school? No worries – Amsterdam Mamas has you covered.

Trying to focus during your yo...

July 22, 2018

We all have to go to the doctor at some point, but if you’re new to the Netherlands, the process might well be different than you are used to, and can lead to some confusion. To help you navigate the basics of getting primary and emergency care, Lana Huf Germain has pu...

April 30, 2018

If you're a parent in Amsterdam, you're going to want to do what the locals do and transport your children by bike. Whether you're a mama or a papa you're going to need what is known in this country as a moederfiets, or mother's bike. Local mama, Lana Huf-Germain, is h...

April 3, 2018

It can be hard enough raising a teenager, but once they get to driving age, a whole new fear comes into play: is my teenager truly ready to sit behind the wheel of a 1500KG killing machine? Rest assured, with the right driving school, a thorough knowledge of the Nether...

March 28, 2018

Here’s a list of stores that sell nursing bras, with some extra emphasis on finding larger sizes based on our mamas’ experiences.

Finding a good nursing bra can be challenging. Pregnant mamas never know ahead of time how big their breasts will become after childbirth. F...

March 6, 2018

An estimated 15 million babies are born too early every year; that's more than 1 in 10 babies. This can happen due to a variety of physical problems such as preeclampsia, Hellp syndrome, or a problem with the placenta, but it can also happen for no known reason.

What ha...

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