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[Childbirth] Government Childbirth Subsidy Program

[Childbirth] Government Childbirth Subsidy Program
[Childbirth] Government Childbirth Subsidy Program
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Date : 2017/9/19
Updated : 2017/9/19 下午 03:33:00

As the proportion of new inhabitants’ newborns is increasing, being a newlywed in Taiwan, the upcoming pregnancy plus the culture difference and language barrier can be quite much to handle. To take better care of our new immigrants with the assistance on the childbirth and child raising, the government provides various subsidies and health examination program for our new immigrant mothers raising the next generation.

I. The Ministry of Health and Welfare “Subsidies for Prenatal Check for Pregnant New Inhabitant Not Yet Protected by National Health Insurance” program continued.

To enhance the health status of pregnant new inhabitants who are not yet covered by National health insurance, the “Subsidies for Prenatal Check for Pregnant New Inhabitant Not Yet Protected by National Health Insurance” program is set to look after the health of the mother and the unborn baby and take precautions on possible issues during the pregnancy and while giving birth. Prenatal check is one of the important pregnancy care, as it increases the health and safety of the mother and the baby during the pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum period. The original copy of household certificate, resident permit or travel document are required for pregnant new inhabitants to apply to the National Health Bureau in your administrative area.

For a complete support to our new inhabitants during their pregnancy, postpartum and child raising, the HPA (Health Promotion Administration, Ministry of Health and Welfare) has been providing Pregnant Women's Health Handbook and Child Health Handbook in different languages (Mandarin-English, Mandarin-Vietnamese, Mandarin-Indonesia, Mandarin-Thai, Mandarin-Cambodian) on a regular basis. Refer to New Inhabitants’ Pregnancy and Childbirth Health for more information.


Source:
The Ministry of Health and Welfare-Subsidies for Prenatal Check for Pregnant New Inhabitant Not Yet Protected by National Health Insurance



II. Meet new life. The Government provides numerous maternity subsidy, childbirth allowance and childcare allowance.

Maternity subsidy is a one-time subsidy which the parents applies and receives upon the registration of newborn child in Household Registration Office. The subsidy is based on the financial status and governance priorities of each municipality, county (city) government or the office of each administrative area, resources within the jurisdiction (ex: official budget, feedback fund or donation). The terms of the subsidy (usually with registration restrictions) and the amount of the subsidy vary from place to place. Please refer to the local government announcement.


Source:
Department of Household Registration, MOI-2017 Municipalities, county (city) welfare and benefit on encouraging marriage and childbirth at appropriate age

Bureau of Labor Insurance, MOL- Maternity Subsidy

Social and Family Affairs Administration, Ministry of Health and Welfare-the Difference between Maternity Subsidy and childcare allowance.


III. The HPA (Health Promotion Administration, Ministry of Health and Welfare) on "Maternity Care" and "Maternity Caring Line 0800-870-870".

To better accommodate pregnancy health and knowledge for the mother and the family, HPA (Health Promotion Administration) has set up maternity care website; http://mammy.hpa.gov.tw",雲端好孕守APP", "母乳一指通APP", "maternity care line; 0800-870-870" and "mammy fan page". You can find information on pre-pregnancy preparation, mother and baby health during prenatal and postpartum, and breastfeeding instruction. Please see "Maternity Care Website" for complete information.


IV. MHW provides "iBaby information service website" for you to be better familiar with everything about having a baby.

iBaby (https://ibaby.mohw.gov.tw/ ) is a one-stop website equipped with information from marriage, pregnancy, giving birth, newborn, to school age and youth. All relevant benefit and health education information are here for the new parents. Mandarin, English and Vietnamese version website are provided for more than just pregnancy information. Please see the “iBaby website Information Website” for more detail.


From marriage, pregnancy to childbirth, each stage is packed with so many details. To increase the childbirth rate and ease out the stress of new parents, the government provides numerous maternity subsidies, health education assistance and consultation. Always care about our interests.

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