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Crises & Conflicts

It is a great happiness when parents finally hold their newborn in their arms. But a baby also turns the usual life thoroughly upside down. From now on, the needs of the newborn are the focus around the clock. This takes up a lot of time and energy. Crises and conflicts are seldom absent in the first year after delivery. Learn here where you can find quick help and support.

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If you are raising your child alone, you can apply for a guardianship for your child at the youth welfare office. The guardian will help you to legally clarify paternity and/or to enforce your child's maintenance claims.

Maintenance advance

Care, education, job, household: single parents bear most of the responsibility alone. Financial worries are added when no or not regular maintenance is paid for the child by the other parent. In this situation, single parents can apply for advance maintenance payments.