Your 8 week MCH visit

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

This consultation will focus on:

  • safe sleeping
  • birth registration
  • feeding including breastfeeding
  • immunisations
  • safety
  • Hearing Screen (VIHSP)
  • 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 making any sounds
  • is not beginning to smile
  • is not looking at you in the eyes.

Tip sheets given at this visit

For translated resources see: Key ages and stages