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Who will I speak to when I call Pregnancy, Birth and Baby?

When you call Pregnancy, Birth and Baby, you will speak to a maternal child health nurse. Find out who they are and how they can help.

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Facebook Forums

Pregnancy, Birth and Baby's Facebook Forums are a way for you to ask our maternal child health nurses a question during one of our live events.

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Baby and child screening and assessment clinics - NT.GOV.AU

The Child Health Service runs health and development screening and assessments for your baby and child.

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Community Child Health Program | WA Health

Community child health nurses support all families with young children. We provide a range of important free services to support families to raise happy, healthy children. We offer health and development assessments and screening, immunisation advice and support to families with young children.

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Maternal and Child Health (MACH) | Health

The Maternal and Child Health (MACH) nurses support new parents with information and health advice. Our nurses are Registered Nurses and hold additional qualifications in maternal, child and family health.

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Child health (0-6) | betterhealth.vic.gov.au

Information about child health, including fact sheets on development, behaviour, nutrition, activity, wellbeing, identity, health, safety and trauma.

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Child health issues and tips: 1-5 years | Raising Children Network

Common child health issues include colds, conjunctivitis, gastro, impetigo, worms and more. Our guide says when to treat kids at home and when to see a GP.

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Personal health record (red book) | Children’s Health Queensland

Personal Health Record (red book), Parent’s Evaluation of Developmental Status (PEDS) and Child Health Information: Your guide to the first 12 months.

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How to wean off formula supplements | Australian Breastfeeding Association

Seek guidance from your child health nurse and/or lactation consultant

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Common breastfeeding issues | Health and wellbeing | Queensland Government

Learn about common problems and solutions to help you establish breastfeeding.

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