Maternal and child health service
The maternal and child health service
The Maternal and Child Health Service is a free service available to all parents and carers with children from birth to school age.
Our Maternal and Child Health centres offer:
- Child growth and development assessments
- Referrals to other health agencies
- Health and early parenting information
- Links to community resources
- New parents’ groups
Our Maternal and Child Health Nurses are all registered nurses with qualifications in Midwifery and Maternal and Child Health.
Parents and carers can get information, guidance and support on:
- Child health and development
- Maternal health
- Parent-child relationships
- Home and care safety for infants
- Child accident and injury prevention
- Family planning
Make an appointment to visit a centre
To make an appointment, contact our Early Years Team on 03 4408 6590.
If you have an appointment booked and either you or your child is unwell, please call our Early Years Team to reschedule your appointment. Our service is a "well" service and it is preferable that you don't attend the centre while you or your child is unwell.
Interpreting services are available for all consultations. Please contact our Early Years Team in advance of your appointment and they will organise an interpreter to be present.
Make a booking or contact us
For more information about the maternal and child health service please contact the Early Years Team on 03 4408 6590.
Alternatively, if you have a compliment or complaint, please contact the Maternal and Child Health Clinical Coordinator, Ms Helen Lees on 03 4408 6590.
Our Maternal and Child Health Centres are closed on Code Red Days.
Understand more about the Maternal and Child Health service
Visit this web link to read more about the free Maternal and Child Health service for all Victorian families.