Your 4 week MCH visit

At this consultation your Maternal and Child Health nurse will discuss the importance of health and wellbeing for every family member.

This consultation will focus on:

  • safe sleeping
  • feeding including breastfeeding
  • the health and wellbeing of the whole family
  • how play helps learning and development
  • immunisations
  • safety
  • where to find parenting information
  • birth registration
  • Hearing Screen (VIHSP).

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

Please tell the nurse if your baby:

  • is not making any sounds
  • is not beginning to watch faces
  • is not responding to bright lights
  • is not moving both arms and legs.

Tip sheets given at this visit

For translated resources see: Key ages and stages