What does the Maternal & Child Health Service offer?

The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Service is a free service available to all families with children from birth to six years of age. Maternal and Child Health Nurses are registered nurses, and midwives as well as holding a post graduate qualification in Child and Family Health.

The City of Casey's MCH Service is the largest service in Victoria, operating from 32 locations across the municipality.

Adjustment to parenthood

Advocacy for children / families

Breast feeding and nutrition

Childhood accident and injury prevention

Crying

Emotional and Social Development

Eyesight

Family health and well being

Family planning

Feeding

Hearing

Immunisation

Local support networks

New parent groups

Parent / child relationship

Positive parenting and behaviour management

Post natal depression

Recognising Serious Illness

Referral to other agencies

Sleep and settling difficulties

Talking

Toilet Training

Walking

Women's health

Your New Baby

General child health information can also be found on these websites:

www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au

www.raisingchildren.org.au