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Pediatricians are specialists in the treatment of children and adolescents. Their tasks include, among other things, the prevention and treatment of medical conditions as well as the examination of children's development. The homepage of the Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians provides information about suitable practices.

U examinations perceive

The early detection examinations, known as U examinations, are used for the early detection and treatment of diseases or disabilities. The U1 and often also the U2 are carried out at the birth center. The following U examinations are carried out by the pediatrician. The following documents are required for this:

  • Health insurance card of the child
  • Booklet: U-Examinations
  • Vaccination card