About The Teacher


Registered European Physician & Obstetrics Gynecologist

Doctorate in Prenatal Science: Diagnosis and Treatment

Dr Niccolò Giovannini is an MD, PhD obstetrician gynecologist specialist. He received his MD from Milano University (Italy) in 1998 and Ob&Gyn specialization in 2003 after a training in Montpellier, Clermont Fd (France). In 2004 Niccolo began to work as a consultant in Clermont Fd (France) and afterword in Milano main Maternity Universitary Hospital (Clinica Mangiagalli- Fondazione Policlinico MRE). In 2008, he completed his PhD program with Università degli Studi di Milano with a thesis on “the airborne pollutant impact on fetus and pregnancy” after numerous internships abroad (France and Switzerland).

In addition to his conventional clinical activity, Niccolo has served as a Doctors Without Borders volunteer and on numerous humanitarian missions in Haiti, India, Cambodia and Indonesia. His vision of the complexity of human being “machine” has brought him to integrate traditional and contemporary medicines, beyond a dualistic perspective. Recently, Dr. Niccolo began to promote gentle birth in conventional clinical settings and in the research field. His interests range to applied merging of nutrition and microbiome studies. Most recently, Niccolo obtained a Yoga Alliance - Teacher Diploma and effectively collaborating with amazonian centre – Unesco recognized - on traditional indigenous medicines. He currently resides in Milano and can be contacted at (contact info blocked).

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