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Our midwives

​We are a team of 27 midwives. There are always four or five of us on duty at any one time, because roughly 2,700 children are born at University of Leipzig Medical Center each year.​

Get to know us

​Professor Stepan or one of our senior physicians will give you an hour-long introduction to the delivery room with the assistance of our midwives, and answer the many niggling questions you may have about the birth.


​Wednesday at 7.30 pm


​Liebigstr. 20a, Haus 6
04103 Leipzig

Meeting point: Room 'Trier / Cerutti' (Ground floor)

  • Birth
  • Postnatal care
  • ‘Outpatient birth’ (Ambulante Geburt)
  • Water birth
  • Pain relief during delivery (nitrous oxide, epidurals)
  • Acupuncture
  • Homeopathy

This will be followed by a tour of the delivery room, so that you can get an idea of its facilities and atmosphere for yourself.

You don't need to register for this event!

Preparation for the birth

​We are happy to pass on our knowledge and experience about childbirth to expectant parents.

Our antenatal course covers:

  • Breathing and relaxation exercises
  • Information about the various stages of childbirth
  • Birthing positions
  • Breastfeeding
  • Postnatal care
  • Looking after your newborn child

To register, please phone the delivery room – if possible, before your 25th week of pregnancy, so that we can plan the courses as optimally as possible.

Postnatal care

​Once you and your child have been discharged from the clinic, we can continue to provide you with care in your home if you so wish. You will always have the benefit of our experience.

During our regular home visits, we can help you to breastfeed and to meet the needs of your infant. We midwives will monitor the baby's condition, its weight gain, and how well the umbilical area is healing.

The mother's health is also important to us, so we will monitor the condition of her breasts and check how lactation is progressing, how well any wounds are healing, and the mother's rate of recovery. We want to help you to adapt to this new stage of your life with as little stress as possible.

If necessary or if you would like us to, we can make daily visits to your home up to the 10th day after the birth. Additional visits are also possible up to the 12th week of the baby's life. For as long as you continue to breastfeed, you can contact the midwives for help.

Please contact our midwives during your pregnancy. This will help you to get to know each other and enable you to develop a relationship of trust with your personal midwife.

Liebigstraße 20a, Haus 6
04103 Leipzig
+49 341 - 97 23595
+49 341 - 97 23611
+49 341 - 97 23599