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What does a child health nurse do?

A child health nurse supports you once you are home from hospital with a newborn baby. Learn more about their role and how they can help you.

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Maternity services in rural Tasmania

Find out what maternity services are available in rural or remote Tasmania and how to get care and support during your pregnancy, labour and birth.

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Infant health record

Your baby's infant health record is a book that notes details of their health, growth and development. Bring it to all your baby's appointments.

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Child health centres

Your local child health centre offers health checks, immunisations and parenting advice. Find out more about how they can support you and your baby.

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What do paediatricians do?

Paediatricians diagnose, treat and provide care for babies, kids and teenagers; including illnesses and physical, mental and behavioural development.

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Medicare and other benefits

Medicare provides all Australians (and some overseas visitors) access to a wide range of health and hospital services at low or no cost.

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Financial support for rural families

Financial support is available if you live in rural or remote areas. Find out if you're eligible and how to access assistance in the country.

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Health services for rural families

Learn more about rural health services such as the Patient Assisted Travel Scheme, telehealth, access to hospitals, pregnancy and childbirth care.

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Routine health checks for babies and children

Routine health checks with a child health nurse or GP will check your child's growth and development and keep up to date with their routine vaccinations.

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Regular health checks for babies

Regular health checks will not only reassure you your baby’s growth and development are on track, but may indicate a health issue that could otherwise be missed.

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