Maternal and Child Health Services
The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Service is a free service offered by the Victorian Government. It supports your child’s health and development from birth until school age and provides assistance to families in areas of supports parenting, health and development.
The MCH offers identifies and provides supporting consultations for you and your child at ten key ages and stages, including a home visit after birth and then consultations at two, four and eight weeks; four, eight, twelve and 18 months; and two and three and a half years of age.
The service also provides an opportunity for you to meet other parents and access community groups in your area through parent groups
A dedicated helpline is available 24 / 7 for assistance at any hour.
What you need to know
Find a MCH centre near you here
For more information: see website
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