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Our benefits for your newborn child

Our benefits for your newborn child

Your baby needs its own health insurance no later than three months after the birth. Which costs are covered by basic insurance in the first years of life, and when is supplementary insurance necessary? You’ll find the answers here.

Benefits covered by basic insurance:

During the first year

  • Basic vaccinations such as diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough and polio
  • Measles, mumps, rubella
  • Examinations regarding general health and normal child development
  • Hip sonography
  • Vitamin D (as per the Federal Office of Public Health’s list of pharmaceutical specialities)

 

After first year

  • Examinations regarding general health and normal child development

Benefits only covered by supplementary health insurance:

 

During the first year

  • Osteopathy and craniosacral therapy by therapists recognised by Sanitas (NVS/ASCA/EMR)
  • Milk substitute for children under the age of two who cannot tolerate mothers’ milk, provided this is medically prescribed.

 

After first year

  • Glasses and contact lenses for visually impaired
  • Dental braces for misaligned teeth, up to the age of 18

Would you like to take out supplementary insurance for your baby or do you have any questions? Just call our advice hotline free of charge or complete the contact form.

0844 160 160

 

Free and exclusive: the Sanitas maternity services

Have you already signed up for the Sanitas maternity services? You’ll have access to free services and exclusive products designed to support you all the way from planning your child, to the arrival of your baby and beyond.

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