Aura Pyykönen

Gynecologist, obstetrician, and founder of Isla

Hello there!

I'm Dr. Aura Pyykönen, a gynecologist and obstetrician. I'm also the proud founder of Isla, your one-stop online destination for comprehensive women's healthcare.

At the core of who I am, I love people — especially the incredible women I get to work with! My background and expertise allow me to help them navigate complex health concerns, make informed decisions, and experience less stress during significant life events. I find my work particularly rewarding when it involves guiding women through the intricate stages of pregnancy and the postpartum period.

In 2022, I launched Isla to revolutionize the way we approach maternity care. Our goal is simple: to offer customized, outcome-driven support for those on the path to parenthood. We pride ourselves on being an alternative to traditional maternity services. At Isla, we focus on holistic wellness, ensuring both physical and emotional well-being are addressed throughout the pregnancy journey.

But my credentials only tell part of the story. I’m also a mom, so I understand firsthand the myriad of questions and concerns that can arise during pregnancy and childbirth. I know the transformative impact it can have on both your body and your mental state. Having had my first two children in Copenhagen, I also bring a global perspective to maternity care, having experienced it as a patient in a foreign language and culture.

Currently, my family and I are embracing the natural beauty of life at the foot of a mountain in Lapland. Here, alongside my children and partner, I find the balance and inspiration that fuel my professional passion.


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