Affordable Happiness

Regardless of whether you’re a first-time mum or dad or an experienced parent: parenting invariably involves a lot of expenses. What premiums are available? Are you entitled to any allowances? How to keep things affordable? These are all questions we would like to help you with. On this page you’ll find everything you need for affordable happiness. From concrete tips on how to save on children’s stuff to an overview of premiums. 


7 budget-friendly tips to keep your children busy in these coronavirus times

What are your children doing now the schools are closed? Are you feverishly looking for fun and affordable ways to keep your children happy? Good news: you don’t have to look any further. Here are a few tips. Even better news: the most expensive tip costs only 1 cent.

Discover our tips

Save on Childcare!

You know the day will come when you have to leave your son or daughter at a childcare facility for the first time. You can say your tearful goodbye, safe in the knowledge that they are in good hands. Childcare usually also comes with a hefty price tag. But did you know that you can claim back a portion of your registration fee? 

Save now on childcare

Pregnant? Request maternity care without delay!

A wonderful yet potentially overwhelming period is about to begin. Those first few days and weeks at home will involve seeking a new equilibrium. Fortunately, you’re not alone: indeed, once at home, you can make use of maternity care.

How to apply for maternity care


Are you pregnant? Do you already have children but don't yet receive Child Benefit from KidsLife?

Apply for maternity fee Transfer to KidsLife for you Child Benefit


What are the advantages for self-employed parents?

As a new mom, you have , like all other mothers, the right to receive your maternity fee, followed by the “Growth Package” (formerly known as child benefit). Even when your baby isn’t born yet, you can request your starting amount, also known as the maternity fee. Two months before the estimated date of birth you will receive this.

Discover all the advantages

Everything you need to know about the NIP test

The NIP test, or NIPT for short, is a test that can be taken during pregnancy to determine whether your baby has Down's syndrome. There are numerous misconceptions surrounding this test. Is it safe? Does it provide 100 percent certainty? And how much does it cost? Six questions, six answers.

Discover the NIP test

How pregnancy and ovulation tests work

In order to become pregnant, you obviously need to have sex during your fertile period. But how can you tell if you are fertile? And how do you know if you are pregnant? We list the available tests and explain how they work and what they cost.

Pregnancy test


How to keep summer (camp) affordable

Bridging a two-month holiday is a challenge for every family. Summer camp might seem like an ideal solution, but the costs can quickly mount up. Especially with several children in the family. So, how can you keep summer (camp) affordable? Our tips.

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Are you pregnant? Do you already have children but don't yet receive Child Benefit from KidsLife?

Apply for maternity fee Transfer to KidsLife for you Child Benefit