10 opportunities for your child

Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung

This brochure provides you with an overview of the U1 to U9 screening tests for young children. It describes why these tests are important for your child's health.

Tips for hygiene: The easy way to stay healthy

Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung

Find out how to lower the risk of infection by illnesses such as common colds, flu or gastroenteritis using simple hygiene measures.

Short. Brief. Info for parents

Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung

The leaflet “Vaccinations” provides information on the latest vaccination recommendations for children and sums up in a succinct manner what parents should know about this topic. For instance, it explains why conditions known as children’s diseases are by no means harmless or why parents, grandparents and other close contact persons really need to check and top up their own vaccination protection.

Smoke-free cars

Geschäftsstelle der Drogenbeauftragten der Bundesregierung

Information on Breastfeeding for Expectant Mothers

Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung

This leaflet (to be added as an insert in the maternity record) explains why breastfeeding is important for mother and child and where you can get support if you have questions or problems.

Recommendations for breastfeeding in infancy

Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung

This leaflet (to be added as an insert in the child's medical check-up record) gives you information and tips on breastfeeding and tells you who to contact in case of questions or problems.

Head lice … what should be done?

Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung

If the skin on your head is particularly itchy, it could be because of head lice. Here you will find everything you need to know about head lice, how they are spread and what is important for successful treatment.