Your 4 month MCH visit

At this consultation your baby's growth, health and development will be reviewed.

This consultation will focus on:

  • your Parents' Evaluation of Development Status (PEDS) questions in your My Health, Learning and Development Record (remember to complete these questions before the visit if you can)
  • safe sleeping
  • food in the first year of life
  • playgroups and how to join
  • how to share books and stories with your baby
  • how play helps learning and development
  • immunisations
  • safety
  • family relationships and wellbeing.

Remember, you and your nurse can talk about other issues or concerns if they arise.

Please tell the nurse if your baby:

  • is not responding to noises
  • is not making any sounds
  • is not enjoying eye contact with you
  • is not lifting their head.

Tip sheets given at this visit

For translated resources see: Key ages and stages