30.04.2021. This page is still a work in progress. We are getting information from our Facebook members as well as doing our own research
Raising a family in Germany is in some aspects not that different from in South Africa, but there are some differences you need to be aware of.
It is also important to understand the legal, financial and emotional issues when you bring your family to Germany.
On this page we would like to discuss and give information about the following topics:
Having a baby in Germany.
We have a dedicated page about doctor’s visits, pre-natal classes, hospitals, midwives and registering a child
You can also find information here:
Going back to work
Ready to spread their wings
You can find the vaccination schedule here.
Measles vaccinations in Germany are now required to register in schools. Parents can be fined thousands of euros if they violate the law.