Preventive (medical) examination for infants/babies

In Germany, there are a number of medical examinations required to promote the healthy development of your child.

Until the age of 6 your child should take the "U1" to "U9" screening tests.

The examinations are compulsory and documented for doctors and parents. They are important when presenting in schools, kindergartens, the youth welfare office etc.These examinations are free of charge for you and are paid by the health insurance.

In addition, your child should visit the dentist regularly. These costs are also paid by the health insurance.