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Bonuses from mutuelle

Bonus from mutuelleFollowing the birth or adoption of your baby, you may be entitled to the following bonuses from your mutuelle:

Check out the website of your mutuelle - or ask them directly - for details of the various bonuses and advantages you may be entitled to following the birth or adoption of your baby.


Birth bonus

Most mutuelles offer a birth bonus of around €300 when you register your baby with that mutuelle. To do so, you need to send your mutuelle the 'extrait d’acte de naissance’ / ‘geboorteaangifte' that you will receive from the commune for this purpose.

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Breastfeeding bonus

One mutuelle - the Mutualité Liberale - currently offers a bonus of €125 per two months of breastfeeding with a maximum duration of six months. To apply for this bonus, you need to provide a declaration from your famiy doctor, pediatrician or midwife confirming that your baby was breastfed for more than two, four or six months.

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Self-employed mother?

Did you know that you're entitled to over €900 of 'titres services' / 'dienstencheques' for the birth or adoption of your baby? Read more!

Information sessions

Interested in attending an information session about having a baby in Belgium, where you can meet other soon-to-be parents, ask questions, share information and discuss options?  Read more ...

Family support

Join the BCT

Interested in meeting other families in Belgium, through activities in English? The BCT has over 1200 members from over 70 countries! Read more ...