Reflections on Pregnancy and Childbirth in Spain By Cat Gaa

Posted by Catherine Gaa on Jan 17, 2019 9:15:00 AM

Categories: Tips for expats

Like clockwork, my body wakes me up just before 4 o'clock. In the morning. I can hear my newborn son stirring in his crib, ready for his (past) midnight feeding.

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Do health insurances cover the fertility treatment?

Posted by Typical Non Spanish on Jan 16, 2019 10:40:52 AM

Categories: Caser expats

Taking the decision of going through fertility treatments is a big step in life, and it is also a long process that will affect your life. It can mean a great economical effort, apart from implying a lot of wondering, waiting, and even stressing over possible results. Your eagerness to be a good parent deserves support. This is why you may want to choose an insurance that not only covers as many of the costs as possible, but also helps you feel comfortable and protected at all times.

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The cost of fertility treatments in Spain

Posted by Typical Non Spanish on Jan 11, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Categories: Tips for expats

If you want to have children, whether it is your first child or would like to expand your family, you might be looking for help in fertility treatments. Thankfully, science nowadays is advanced enough to help future parents where nature is not collaborating. If you are now an expat in Spain, and if you are not fully proficient with Spanish yet, it might be hard to do all the research in Spanish. The fact that you are in a foreign country does not have to make all this process harder! It is already a lot to find the right clinic, to face the waiting, the wondering, and the eagerness to be a great parent. But to get started, here is an approximation to the costs of fertility treatments here in Spain, so you can have an idea of the costs you will be facing.

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Everything you need to know about giving birth in Spain

Posted by TNS on Jan 9, 2019 5:06:33 PM

Categories: Tips for expats

Are you pregnant and thinking of having your baby in Spain? Perhaps it is unpractical to go back to your country of origin to give birth, or perhaps most of the family you want by your side is already here. In any case, there is absolutely no need to worry: here is a guide to delivering your baby in Spain.

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The Best Places to Retire in Spain

Posted by Typical Non Spanish on Jan 4, 2019 1:04:06 PM

Categories: Expat to-do list

The great weather, the sun, the culture, the food… It’s no wonder Spain is crowned the world’s third most popular tourist destination. In addition, Spain is favoured by many Europeans as an ideal retirement destination. This is owed to the fact that as well as its excellent climate and to-die-for cuisine, prices in Spain are significantly lower than in the richest European countries.

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Advantages of the Caser Health Insurance without co-payments

Posted by Typical Non Spanish on Dec 29, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Categories: Tips for expats

Health insurances are always expected to be comprehensive and adapted to one’s needs. You will probably want to be demanding with the services it provides for you. After all, the point of a health insurance is feeling safe if anything happens: having the knowledge that you will receive a complete attention tailored to your needs if you ever need it.

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How to choose the best health insurance for foreigners

Posted by Typical Non Spanish on Dec 26, 2018 10:56:13 AM

Categories: Tips for expats

If you are coming to Spain and are already retired, therefore not receiving a pension from the Spanish state, and do not intend to work again in Spain, it is possible that you might not qualify for Social Security healthcare. In some regions, you can register for a government-run scheme called convenio especial which provides social security cover for a basic monthly fee.

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Which are the requirements to apply for Spanish residency?

Posted by Typical Non Spanish on Dec 18, 2018 5:03:32 PM

Categories: Expat to-do list

Although it is many times mistakenly thought as being the same thing, getting your NIE is not the same as being an official permanent resident. While the NIE (Número de Identificación del Extranjero) is your foreign identity number and allows you to identify yourself as a temporary resident in any transaction (acquiring property, administrative processes, etc.), official residency identifies you as a formal resident in Spain.

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Phone & Internet providers in Spain

Posted by Typical Non Spanish on Dec 7, 2018 12:09:33 PM

Categories: Expat to-do list

If you´ve just landed, you´re probably wondering what phone & Internet provider is best for your needs. Our job at Typical Non Spanish is to make your life easier so we´ve done our homework to offer you a quick review on the best options available. Keep reading to discover the ins and outs of phone and Internet providers in Spain.

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5 tips for learning Spanish in No Time

Posted by Typical Non Spanish on May 22, 2018 10:25:57 AM

Categories: Lifestyle

One of the first things you need to do when you’re moving to Spain is learning how to speak Spanish. There are many ways to learn the basics. I struggled a lot with Spanish grammar when I took a Spanish course in the first few months in Spain.

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