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Women's health

Women's health

Information about Mammography Screening

Gemeinsamer Bundesausschuss

Women in Germany, between the ages of 50 and 69, can participate in a special programme for early detection of breast cancer. This brochure tells you everything you need to know about the mammography screening programme.

Attending or waiving the information consultation

Kooperationsgemeinschaft Mammographie

This flyer contains information about the medical counselling session prior to a mammography screening for early detection of breast cancer.

Informed decisions – the breast cancer screening programme

Kooperationsgemeinschaft Mammographie

This flyer provides information on the breast cancer screening programme and on how mammography screening is performed.


Gemeinsamer Bundesausschuss

All the information on preventive check-ups, the course of the pregnancy and the child's development during the pregnancy are documented in the maternity record. Expectant mothers should therefore carry the maternity record with them at all times.

Maternal Health

Ethno-Medizinisches Zentrum e.V. Hannover

This brochure provides information about physical health during and after pregnancy, about the system of prenatal care in Germany and the protection of pregnant women at the workplace.

Smoke-free during pregnancy and after birth

Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung

Smoking during pregnancy and while breastfeeding, but also after birth harms the child. This brochure informs about risks, support for smoking cessation as well as free services.  

Pregnant? And you must keep it secret?

Bundesministerium für Familie, Senioren, Frauen und Jugend 

This flyer informs about free and anonymous counselling in case of secret pregnancies.