All of our nurses are registered nurses, with additional qualifications in midwifery and maternal and child health.
The service includes advice on health, where to find information, support services and an opportunity to discuss your child's development.
Key ages and stages
Health and development assessments are performed around the following key ages and stages:
- 2 weeks, 4 weeks, 8 weeks
- 4 months, 8 months
- 12 months
- 18 months
- 2 years
- 3.5 years
Book an appointment
To make an appointment, or to change an existing one, please call our Maternal and Child Health team on 9404 8888 between 8.30am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.
Drop In Sessions
You can drop in to any of the sessions below without an appointment.
These sessions don’t replace your child’s scheduled Key Ages and Stages assessments, and are suitable for follow ups and review.
Chat with a Lactation/MCH nurse about:
- Anything to do with feeding your baby
Open consultation sessions
These sessions offer an opportunity to visit a MCH nurse in between your child’s Key Ages and Stages assessments.
Consultations are 15 minutes for the purpose of follow up and review.
Learn more about our Drop In Sessions by downloading our brochure below.
We provide a range of programs that are facilitated by professionals and aimed to assist parents.
Our programs include First Time Playgroup, Who Needs Sleep and The Infant Progam.
Find out more about our Parenting Programs.
Enhanced Maternal and Child Health service
This service is offered to families who are experiencing significant early parenting difficulties. This is a specialised program and you’ll need to be referred. You can download a referral form below. For more details please chat to your MCH nurse.
Our enhanced service can refer families to join our relationship-based parenting programs. To find out more call 9408 9058 and download the current brochure.