Overview

Having a baby (22)

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Costs of giving birth abroad

Basic insurance only contributes to emergency births abroad. It is best to return to Switzerland in good time before childbirth.

Positive pregnancy test

The beginning of a pregnancy is a turning point in a woman's life. This gives rise to many feelings, as well as questions.

Prenatal preparation and childbirth

The first contractions are a sign that the baby's birth is not far off. There are various means available for dealing with labour pains.

Immunisation for babies and small children

Basic vaccinations against childhood illnesses have proven their effectiveness for decades. Expert medical advice can help you make the right decisions.

"I want a baby"

You can't always plan a pregnancy, because it is hard to quantify and pinpoint fertility. Sometimes it can take a little time.

I can't get pregnant: is something wrong?

There are lots of reasons why you might be having difficulty conceiving. Often there is nothing to worry about.

Pregnant or not?

If you're pregnant, your body sends out various signals. These signals, however, may have other causes.

Discomfort during pregnancy – totally normal

Most women experience physical discomfort during pregnancy. Tried and tested home remedies help with these.

Abortion counselling

Terminating a pregnancy causes severe psychological stress. It's a situation that requires sensitive counselling and support.

Being pregnant, eating well, being very active

During pregnancy, it is essential to have a healthy diet and to be very active. This is because the body of an expectant mother has a lot of demands placed on it.

During pregnancy: it's good to check

How's the little one doing? Regular check-ups during pregnancy are reassuring for a mum-to-be.

Is everything going right with the pregnancy?

Pre-natal examinations provide information about the embryo's state of health and its development. However, they are not completely risk-free.

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