The midwife-network " Family Start beider Basel" offers a 12-hour hotline and professional house-visits 365 days a year tofamilies with newborns, to ensure that you continue to receive help and care when you are back home after the birth. Every day of the year, from 8 am to 8 pm, experienced midwives are available to answer your questions about the health and care of mother and child. In some cases, the midwives may visit you in your home. They can also refer you to parent counselling services as well as medical providers. This service is free of charge for women who delivered their babies at the Universitätsspital or the Bethesda Spital in Basel. If you had your baby at another hospital, there is a one-time fee of 50 Chf. This service can also be used by women who reside in cantons other than Basel-Landschaft or Basel-Stadt.
Helpline Familystart: 0848 622 622 (Daily from 8am to 8pm)