When planning a natural vaginal birth, there is much to be considered. It is something that must actively be prepared for, in body, mind and spirit.

Feeling overwhelmed? Don't worry; here you can find information to the critical components in preparing an optimal birth.

Every single woman differs from the others. We absolutely respect your uniqueness, following a personalized care and choosing the most suitable birth planning for you and your partner.



Dr. Marinakis and his team support every woman who wants to have a natural labour, fully respecting the miracle of the birth. The woman is the primary decision - maker in her care and our team helps her to make the appropriate decisions. At the same time we are by woman’s side in order to ensure the safety of herself and her baby.


Dr. Marinakis has been trained and worked in the UK for 12 concecutive years. He has been qualified and certified by the London (Deanery) School of Obstetrics and Gynacology and Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist. He has a vast experience managing low and high risks pregnancies as he has worked in the biggests materity units in London. Over the last years he is based in Athens providing high standards of maternity care.

Vaginal Delivery

When choosing a natural vaginal birth, the most critical element is selecting a care provider, the team that is going to get this journey with success.

It is well known that normal, intervention…


How to Achieve a Vaginal Delivery

Preparation during the antenatal period is the most crucial point to achieve a vaginal delivery.


Perineum massage

It is designed to increase…


Writing a Birth Plan

Writing an interactive birth plan, is an effective method of expressing your birth preferences to everyone who will be attendant at your birth.

In a way in the birth plan you outline of your…


Labour as if being Home

The majority of women want to give birth in a friendly environment which combines the safety of a hospital and the confidence of their home.

For this reason the labour as if being home becomes…


Water Birth

Giving birth in water is a method of natural birth that is coming more and more common as time goes by.

Water birth gives the chance to women to experience labor contractions and birth in…