# After the birth
What paperwork do you have to do after the birth of a child? For example, publishing the birth announcement and applying for a birth certificate. What support is available and what do you have to do?To Services
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You do not have your birth certificate, but you need it, for example, for a marriage or for another official act? Then you can apply for the issuance of a birth certificate.
You do not have your birth certificate, but you need it for a marriage or other official act, for example? Then you can apply for a printout from the birth register.
If you need proof of birth for submission to foreign agencies, you can apply for a multilingual birth certificate.
Sie haben das alleinige Sorgerecht für Ihr Kind und brauchen eine Bescheinigung (Negativbescheinigung) darüber? Hier erfahren Sie mehr.
The amount of your parental allowance is calculated by the responsible parental allowance office and is based on various factors.
If you have a child, you can apply for child benefit.
If you take care of your child after the birth, the parental allowance compensates for part of the lost income.