Maternal and Child Health

We provide a free service for all families with children from birth to school age.

We can help you understand if your child is healthy and their development is on track, check your health, give you breastfeeding tips, connect you with other new parents, listen and refer you to other services.

Your Maternal and Child Health (MCH) nurse is a friendly face and a health and wellbeing expert. If you are new to the area and have children between birth and 4 years, we would like to hear from you.

Request an appointment

Plan your visit to your MCH centre. Either book online or call us on 9490 4222 from 9am to 4pm on weekdays to make an appointment.

Request an MCH appointment

Change your MCH appointment

Visiting a MCH centre

We have 12 MCH centres. You will be zoned to the centre closest to your home.

Our services

Our MCH nurses are here to help local families with parenting, child health and development, mothers’ health and family well-being.

Other services for families with children

Become a member of a toy library or join a playgroup: both are great local services for families.

Find out about toy libraries and play groups

If you have children you should also know about our immunisation services.

Contact us

For more information contact our Maternal and Child Health team on 9490 4222 or email