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Health & Child

In order to grow up healthy, children between the ages of 6 and 10 need healthy conditions. These include a healthy diet, a good balance between sufficient exercise and relaxation phases, enough sleep, responsible use of media and much more. As parents, you lay the foundation for optimal physical development and stable mental health in early childhood. In your role as a mother and father, you should be a good role model and supportive companion from the very beginning.

Communal, balanced family meals at home are just as important as a healthy snack for elementary school. You can find out that this is easier to implement than you think on the Familienportal.NRW. There we have compiled simple tips and nutritional inspiration for young and old.

Does your child already tend to be overweight? Then it's time to take action to prevent possible health consequences. Read here what is important for healthy physical development and how you can influence this as a parent.

Is your child waking up sick in the morning? In this case, one parent often has to stay at home for a short time. If you have statutory health insurance, you can receive child sick pay. You can find all the information here.

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