Child and Family Health Nurses are specialised in baby and child development and behaviour.

Blue book developmental health checks are recommended for your child at the following key stages to check their brain and physical development   

1 to 4 weeks

6 to 8 weeks

5 to 9 months

12 months

18 months

2 years

3 years

4 years

Please call your Child and Family Health Centre to arrange an appointment

Interpreters can be arranged if needed. 



 Developmental Health Checks assess the following:

  • Physical (height, weight) check
  • Your child's growth and development
  • Your child's emotional and social development 
  • Your child's speech and language development
  • Support for yourself and family

Topics discussed include

  • Infant feeding
  • Sleep and settling
  • Dental hygiene
  • Healthy Eating
  • Toilet training
  • Safety in and around the home

We are able to refer your child for further assessment as needed to a number of services including :

  • Paediatric Medical Services
  • Paediatric Physiotherapy Services
  • Paediatric Asthma Education Services
  • Paediatric Speech Pathology
  • Paediatric Occupational Therapy
  • Child and Youth Mental Health Services

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