Maternal and Child Health Services

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Maternal and Child Health is a free service for all children aged from birth to 6 years, offering ten Key Age and Stage visits, as well as immunisation and additional targeted support if required.

The service is staffed by Maternal and Child Health Nurses (registered nurses with qualifications in midwifery, maternal and child health) and is managed by Portland District Health.

Who do I contact?

Portland District Health have successfully been appointed the shire’s new contractor of maternal and child health services, providing universal, enhanced and early childhood health and immunisation services.

For all maternal and child health services enquiries please contact Portland District Health:
Phone: 5521 0504
Email: mch.pdh@swarhh.vic.gov.au

For more information on the services please visit the Portland District Health Maternal Child Health page.

Information, guidance and support on issues including:

  • Breastfeeding
  • Child health and development
  • Maternal Health
  • Parent-child relationships
  • Home safety for infants
  • Child accident and injury prevention
  • Immunisation
  • Nutrition
  • Family planning
  • Sleep settling
  • Attachment
  • First time parents group